“ἡμῖν μίμνοντεσσι [μίμνουσι”]: for us remaining here; i.e. we have been here nearly nine years. For the dat. cf. “Α 250, δωδεκάτη δέ οἱ ἠὼς ι κειμένῳ Ω” 413 f. it is the twelfth day that he has been lying dead, Od. 19.192 f., “ἤδη γάρ οἱ” (Odysseus) “ἐεικοστὸν ἔτος ἐστίν”, | “ἐξ οὗ κεῖθεν ἔβη τ” 222.περιτροπέων: rolling, cf. v. 551, “περὶ δ̓ ἔτραπον ὧραι κ 469, περιπλομένων ἐνιαυτῶν α” 16, volventibus annis Verg. Aen. i. 234, volvendis mensibus ib. 269.
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