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[305] ῥυσίπτολι: defender of the city. This name is applied to Athena in Ilios although she is one of the two divinities most bent on the destruction of the city. cf. “Ἀθηνᾶ Πολιάς” (“πολιάοχος”) at Athens, and “πολιοῦχος Ἀθάνα” at Sparta; “σύ τ᾽ , Διογενὲς φιλόμαχον κράτος”, | “ῥυσίπολις γενοῦ”, | “Παλλάς” Aesch. Septem 120 f.—From the stem of “ῥύομαι”, cf. “Ι 396.

θεάων: partitive genitive. cf. 5.381.

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