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[159] Nearly parenthetical.

Ἀργείων: added to explain “δήμον”, and to make distinct the place of Bellerophon's sojourn. Without it, the hearer might think of him as in his home at Corinth.

ἐδάμασσεν: sc. “δῆμον. — Ζεύς”: the king of the gods is the special patron of the mortal kings, and gives to them their authority. They reign Iovis gratia.

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