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[19] ὑφηνίοχος: not ‘under-charioteer,’ but charioteer under the authority of Axylus. cf. “ὑποδμώς δ” 386, “ὑποδρηστῆρες ο” 330.

τὼ δ᾽ ἄμφω: emphatic repetition of “ἄμφω” 17.

γαῖαν ἐδύτην: i.e. their souls descended to Hades. cf. “τί παθόντες ἐρεμνὴν” (gloomy) “γαῖαν ἔδυτε ω” 106, a question addressed by the shade of Agamemnon to the souls of Penelope's suitors.

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