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[239] ὅς: excl., he who.

καὶ νῦν: see on 1.109. This introduces an example of Agamemnon's failure to recognize others' services.

ἕο: Att. “οὗ” (§24 a, cf. “σέο” for “σοῦ”, v. 248). For the length of the ultima before “μ”, see § 41 j.

240 = 1.356, 507.—Thersites who was wont to speak injuriously of Achilles (v. 221), now plays the part of his advocate (and uses his very words) in order to attack Agamemnon in a sensitive spot; but he introduces a fling at Achilles into the next verse.

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