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[291] Σιδονίηθεν: acc. to the story which seems to have been more fully developed in post-Homeric times, Paris and Helen on leaving Sparta were driven by a storm to Egypt, and went to Troy by way of Phoenicia. Hdt. ii. 117. In the Odyssey, Homer tells of the visit of Helen and Menelaus to Phoenicia and Aegypt, and of the gifts there received, on the voyage home from Troy. Od. 4.83 ff., 125 ff., 228 ff.

ἐπιπλώς: 2d aorist. § 35.

εὐρέα: “εὐρύν”. § 20 d.

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