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[433] γιγνώσκων: concessive. The clearness of vision which Athena had bestowed (127), enabled Diomed's eyes to penetrate the cloud (345) which concealed Apollo and Aeneas.

: “ὅτι”. cf. 331.

ὑπείρεχε χεῖρας: on 4.249. cf. 344, where Apollo holds Aeneas in his arms. — In later Greek, “ὑπερέχοι” or “ὑπερέχει” would have been used. GMT. 674, 1.

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