ὑπὲρ … ἔχει. The simplest construction is not, as usually given, “ὑπερέχει πασάων”, ‘overtops all by her head;’ but ‘lifts her head above all,’ as of the horse in Il.6. 509“ὑψοῦ δὲ κάρη ἔχει”. But compare on the other hand Il.3. 210“στάντων μὲν Μενέλαος ὑπείρεχεν εὐρέας ὤμους” with ib. 227 “ἔξοχος Ἀργείων κεφαλήν τε καὶ εὐρέας ὤμους”, which rather supports the meaning, ‘overtops them by head and shoulders.’
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