cf. Od. 7.199. — “If thou art an immortal.” The thought that Glaucus may be a god, was suggested possibly by the splendor of his golden armor, 236, in connexion with the fact that his face was not familiar; or it may be a commonplace remark suggested by “καταθνητῶν”. — Diomed seems to have lost his ability to distinguish divinities (5.127 ff.), and his daring in attacking them (5.362).τις ἀθανάτων: pred. to the subj. of “εἰλήλουθας”. — The spondaic close (§ 39 h, i) seems to be intentional here, after the light dactylic rhythm.
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