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[155] Vs. 155-210. Interference of Athena. Odysseus brings the people back to the agora.

ὑπέρμορα: equiv. to “ὑπὲρ μόρον α” 34. The leaders were so dazed by the sudden and disorderly breaking up of the assembly and by the rush to the boats of the shouting mass of men, that they were unable to follow the plan of Agamemnon. The intervention of a friendly god became necessary to cut the knot of difficulty.

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