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[82] cf. 15 f.—All onlookers knew that this appearance was a portent, but they could not interpret it.

ῥα: surely, as we see. Inference from the phenomenon. The first horn of the dilemma is considered the more probable.

κακός: destructive, evil.

τίθησιν: cf. “θεῖναι” 26.

84 = 19.224.

ἀνθρώπων: limits “ταμίης πολέμοιοarbiter of war.ἀνθρώποις” might have been used.

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