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[43] δ: ἄρα: but next, referring to “πρῶτος” 38. For this use of “ἄρα” to mark the continuation of a series, cf. 2.522. — Phaestus and his father are mentioned only here.

ἐνήρατο (“ἐναίρω, ἔναραspoils): despoiled, i.e. slew.

Μῄονος: for the Maeonians (later called Lydians) in Homer, see on 2.864. The skill of Maeonian women is indicated in 4.141 f.

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