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[734] πέπλον: i.e. Athena's robe, fastened at the side and shoulder with brooches (cf. 425). Evidently this woman's “πέπλος” corresponded in the main to the man's “χιτών” which Athena donned.

κατέχευεν (“χέω”): let fall, sc. by removing the brooch at the shoulder.

ἑα_νόν: when this is used as a noun, the penult is short. cf. 3.385.

πατρός: Athena, the muchloved daughter of Zeus, seems to dwell in her father's palace, though each of the other gods had his own home on Olympus (cf. 1.606 f.).

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