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[816] Τρωσί: in the narrower sense, the inhabitants of the city “Ἴλιος. — μέγας”: of stature. The Greeks were prone to believe that no man could be physically small, but mentally great. cf. v. 653.

κορυθαίολος: as epith. of Ares, 20.38; elsewhere only of Hector, as 3.324. Helmet-waving, a mark of martial activity, cf. et cristam adverso curru quatit aura volantem Verg. Aen. xii. 370. — The last half of this verse is found twelve times in the Iliad.

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