“Θυέστα: Θυέστης”, for the form, see § 16 b. Thyestes was brother of Atreus, Homer evidently does not know the (later) story of their mutual hatred that was the subject of tragedies by Sophocles and Euripides. The feud became proverbial as a chapter of unrivalled horrors.λεῖπε φορῆναι: cf. “δῶκε δ̓ Ἐρευθαλίωνι . . . φορῆναι Η” 149. φορῆναι: for the form, see § 29 j.
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