“πέμψαι κτλ”.: in appos. with “ἥδε”, cf. “τὸ μὲν οὐδὲ νόησεν ι μηροῦ ἐξερύσαι δόρυ Ε” 665 f. but he did not think of this —to draw the spear out of his thigh.
: a baneful dream;
a deceptive, illusory vision, instead of a kindly dream of warning. cf. (“Ζεὺς
”) “ἐξαπατᾷ τὸν Ἀγαμέμνονα ὄνειρόν τινα ψευδῆ ἐπιπέμψας, ὡς πολλοὶ τῶν Ἀχαιῶν ἀποθάνοιεν
” Lucian Jup. trag.
40. On the deceitful measures of Zeus, cf. 4.64
ff., where Zeus sends Athene to the Trojan army to incite an archer to wound Menelaus, and break a truce. —Homer elsewhere knows of no dream gods but only individual dreams; cf. 1.63
. Not all dreams were thought to be significant. cf. “ἦ τοι μὲν ὄνειροι ἀμήχανοι ἀκριτόμυθοι
” (cf. v. 246) | “γίγνοντ̓, οὐδέ τι πάντα τελείεται ἀνθρώποισιν
”. | “δοιαὶ γάρ τε πύλαι ἀμενηνῶν εἰσὶν ὀνείρων, κτλ. τ
” 560 ff.
7 = 1.201
; see note.—For the two accs., one of the person (direct obj.) and the other of the thing (cognate acc.), cf. vs. 22, 59, 156, 1.201