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[303] χθιζά τε καὶ πρωιζά: proverbial of an event still well remembered. For “τε καί”, see § 3 s.

Αὐλίδα: a Boeotian harbor on the Euripus, opposite Chalcis in Euboea, where the Achaean forces gathered, in order to set sail together for Troy. This place and the muster of the troops there received greater prominence in the later stories of this Trojan expedition.

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