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[76] Ἕλενος: has here and 7.44 ff. decisive influence on the course of action. He takes part in the conflict, 13.576, but is not prominent as a warrior. He is the prophetic son of Priam, corresponding to Priam's daughter Cassandra, who does not exercise the seer's gifts in Homer.

οἰωνοπόλων κτλ.: cf. 1.69, of Calchas.

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