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[450] cf. 3.275.

τοῖσιν: for them, as vs. 68, 247.

μεγάλα: loudly, cf. “πολλά” v. 35.

χεῖρας ἀνασχών: the palms were extended towards the gods, the usual attitude in prayer, as is shown by works of art; cf. v. 351, 3.318. So also among the Hebrews; cf. ‘And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed; and when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed,’ Exodus xvii. 11.

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