cf. Od. 3.378.ὦρσε: cf. 439. Τριτογένεια: Trito-born. Whether this means ‘born on the banks of the Trito,’ a Boeotian stream, or ‘born of Trito,’ no one can say. Homer nowhere shows acquaintance with the myth of Athena in full armor springing from the head of Zeus, nor does he assign any mother to the goddess. cf. 5.875, 880.
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