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[601] οἶον: neut. cognate acc., with “δή”, introducing an exclamation of vexation. G. 155; H. 1001 a. “How we have been wont to admire Hector, and say” etc. Cf. (“Ζεῦ πάτερ”) “οἷον δὴ ἄνδρεσσι χαρίζεαι ὑβριστῇσιν Ν” 633, (“Ἕκτορ”) “οἷον δὴ Μενέλαον ὑπέτρεσας Ρ 587, πόποι, οἷον δή νυ θεοὺς βροτοὶ αἰτιόωνται α” 32.

602 = “Π 493, Χ” 269.

αἰχμητήν: on “κορυστήν Δ” 457. The spearman is tacitly contrasted with the bowman, who required less strength, courage, and presence of mind.

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