στάντων: sc. to address the people, cf. 1.58, 68, etc. The gen. is part., of Menelaus and Odysseus, but is not unlike a gen. abs., see §3 e, f. — “ὑπείρεχεν [ὑπερ-]”: “towered above” Odysseus, cf. v. 168. cf. umeris extantem Verg. Aen. vi. 668.ὤμους: acc. of specification, cf. v. 227.
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