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[230] ἀλλήλοις: on 226.

οἵδε deictic, pointing to the armies on either side. It would be prosaic to ask what these warriors had been doing since 122,—whether they had continued the battle, or had stopped fighting and listened! But the poet almost assumes that the Greeks and Trojans were as much interested as his hearers in this meeting of Glaucus and Diomed.

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