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[851] Here the poet returns to Asia. See on 816-877. — “Πυλαιμένεος κτλ”.: equiv. to “the shaggy-breasted Pylaemenes.” For the periphrasis, cf. v. 387, “Γ 105, ὦρσε Πατροκλῆος λάσιον κῆρ Π” 554. He was slain by Menelaus, 5.576 ff., but nevertheless follows the corpse of his son from the battle-field, “Ν 658! — λάσιον κῆρ”: see on 1.189. Here the epith. is transferred to the heart itself.

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