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[418] αὖτε: on the other hand.

εἰσορόωσαι: cf. 4.4. These goddesses had watched the whole scene between Dione and her daughter.

Ἀθηναίη κτλ.: cf. 4.20. — When Athena returned to Olympus, the poet does not say. See on 133. Diomed has been acting independently since 290, but in accordance with her directions. Her departure from the battle-field makes possible the interference of Ares; cf. 461, 510.

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