previous next

The cause of Euenius' anger is explained by the words ὡς ἐξαπατηθείς; had he known the whole state of the case, he would have asked for more.

ἔμφυτον ... μαντικήν. This is the promised gift of the gods (93. 4 ad fin.). Euenius was the inspired seer like Calchas (Il. i. 72) or Iamus (Pind. Ol. vi. 65), not the learned interpreter. For the contrast cf. Cicero, Div. i. 18, quoted vii. 6. 3 n.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide References (2 total)
  • Commentary references from this page (2):
    • Pindar, Olympian, 6
    • Homer, Iliad, 1.7
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: