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[559] τιμήσεις, ὀλέσεις: coincident actions, in chiastic position; for the chiasmus, see § 2 o; for the parataxis, see §3 q, t. Achilles was to be honored by the suffering of the Achaeans, who were to see how necessary he was to their success.

πολέας: “πολλούς”, see § 20 f.

Ἀχαιῶν: const. with “νηυσίν” (not “πολέας”), as is indicated by the order of words, and by the freq. repetition of the phrase “ἐπὶ νῆας Ἀχαιῶν”, v. 12, 2.8, 17, 168.

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