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[298] “δηρὸν κτλ”.: equiv. to “δηρὸν μείναντα κενεὸν νέ εσθαι”.

κενεόν: empty, i.e. empty-handed, without the booty gained from sacked Troy; cf. the words of Agamemnon, when after Menelaus has been wounded he supposes some Trojan to say “καὶ δὴ ἔβη οἰκόνδε φίλην ἐς πατρίδα γαῖαν σὺν κεινῇσιν” (empty) “νηυσί Δ” 180 f.; “οἴκαδε νισσόμεθα” (sc. the comrades of Odysseus) “κενεὰς σὺν χεῖρας ἔχοντες κ” 42.

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