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νεανιεύματα. See cr. n. The spelling seems established by the verb νεανιεύεσθαι: e.g. Gorg. 482 C. νεανισκεύματα has however some authority, for νεανισκεύομαι was used (Photius s.v.). νεανικεύματα, to say the least, is doubtful, nor is νεανικοῦν (Photius s.v.) enough to justify such a form, in spite of Schneider (Addit. p. 19). παρὰ πλέαι -- δεπάεσσι. Odysseus in Od. IX 8—10. Our text of Homer has παρὰ δἐ πλήθωσι. I have written παρὰ πλέαι for παράπλειαι or παραπλεῖαι of nearly all the MSS. Vat. r and Vind. B have ε ι περιπλεῖαι, Cesenas M παράπλειαι (sic). παράπλειαι (which Howes l.c. p. 205 thinks Plato found in his text of Homer) is in reality a vox nihili; even if it did occur, it could not mean ‘almost full,’ as L. and S. say: and such a meaning would be ludicrously inappropriate here. With παρὰ δἐ πλέαι cf. Anacr. 94. 1 ed. Bergk κρητῆρι παρὰ πλέῳ οἰνοποτάζων. See my article in Cl. Rev. XI p. 349.
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