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[200] ἀλλ᾽ ὅτε δή: here appears for the fourth time in this narrative. cf. 172, 175, 191.

καὶ κεῖνος: even he, i.e. even Bellerophon, who had received such signal proofs of the gods' care.

ἀπήχθετο: cf. 140. sc. as appeared from his morbid melancholy (on the death of his children?). The later form of the myth said that Bellerophon attempted to rise to heaven by the aid of Pegasus, but the rider was thrown off, and the horse returned alone to the stalls of Zeus.

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