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[137] ἀγρῷ: on the farm, in the country, as opposed to ‘town.’ So in the Odyssey, the stalls and pens for the herds and flocks of Odysseus are at a distance from his dwelling.

ἐπ᾽ εἰροπόκοις κτλ.: “keeping watch over” etc. Const. closely with “ποιμήν”. cf. 6.424.

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