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[160] Ὀλύμπιος: in the sing. always refers to Zeus, who was the special guardian of oaths and treaties. cf. “Διὸς ὅρκια Γ” 107.

οὐκ ἐτέλεσσεν: cf. “οὐκ εἰῶ” 55. The neg. is closely connected with the verb. cf. “οὐκ ἀτέλεστον” 57, 168.—“Left unfulfilled,” sc. “ὅρκια”, without punishing the offenders in accordance with the imprecation of 3.298 ff.

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