θαλάμοιο: the apartments of the women in the rear part of the house. There Helen sits and spins with her maids, Z 321 ff.143 = “α 331, ς” 207; cf. “ζ 84, τ 601. — ἅμα τῇ γε κτλ”.: in appos. with “οὐκ οἴη”, cf. 2.822. — Princely ladies generally are attended by two maids, cf. “Χ 450, 461, ς” 182 ff. But Andromache goes to the Tower (6.389) attended only by one maid, who carries the infant Astyanax.
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