οἶσθα: cf. vs. 355 f.ἦ: is not a simple sign of a question in Homer, and hence can be joined with “τί”, see § 3 m. ἰδυίῃ: i.e. “εἰδυίῃ” (with the short form of the stem, § 31 g); intrans., as “Κ 250, Ψ” 787. Though his mother knows all, Achilles tells the story. A man in suffering finds relief in rehearsing his ills, and this recital was followed by the sympathy of the poet's hearers. The repetition is more natural because the consequences of these events continue through the whole poem. ἀγορεύω: subjv. of deliberation.—For the verbal repetition, cf. 2.10-15, 23-34, 60-70.
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