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[114] εἴπω: cf. “εἰπέ” 86. Const. with “ὄφρ᾽ ἄν”. Followed by dat. and inf.; cf. “ὄφρα εἴπῃσι Ποσειδάωνι ἄνακτι . . . ἱκέσθαι Ο” 57 f., Od. 1.37 ff., Od. 3.427 f.

βουλευτῇσι: in appos. with “γέρουσιν”. The word is not found elsewhere in Homer. It corresponds to “δημογέροντες Γ” 149. — These senators are not mentioned in the account of what Hector actually did in Troy.

ἡμετέρῃς κτλ.: cf. 240 ff., 297 ff. — This speech of Hector is less definite than that of Helenus, 86 ff.

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