μέγα: adv., see on “Α 78. — Φηρητιάδαο”: Admetus; cf. vs. 713 ff. Or this name may be given to Pheres's grandson Eumelus, see on v. 621. In the funeral games in honor of Patroclus, these mares of Eumelus would have won the race but for an accident, 23.376 ff., 532 ff. — This statement is subject to qualification below, “ὄφῤ Ἀχιλεὺς μήνιεν” v. 769, vs. 764-767 being parenthetical.
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