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[494] cf. 13.660.

τοῦ: causal gen. with “χολώθη”. See on “ἀπάτης” 168.

Ὀδυσεύς: for the loss of a “δ”, see § 41 “ϝη”; cf. “Ἀχιλεύς” 512.

θυμόν: cf. “κῆρ” 272.

ἀποκταμένοιο: const. closely with “τοῦ”, because of his death. For the mid. aor. used as passive, see on “βλῆσθαι” 115.

χολώθη: the mid. is used without difference of meaning in 501. § 32 d.

495 = “Ε 562, 681, Ρ 3, 87, 592, Υ” 111; cf. 5.566.

κεκορυθμένος: armed. For “θ” before “μ”, see § 12 d.

496 = “Ε 611, Ρ” 347; cf. “Λ 577, Ν” 183, 403, 516. — “στῆ [ἔστη]”: inceptive, took his stand.

μάλ᾽ ἐγγύς: sc. “Λεύκου.

ἰών: see on “ἄγοντες” 392.

φαειϝῷ: this epithet is due to the bronze point (“αἰχμή”, cf. 6.319 f.) and butt (“σαυρωτήρ, Κ” 153).

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