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[512] χειρῶν ἐξ, ‘that I should lose my sight at the hands of Odysseus.’ Cp. “φιληθῆναι ἐκ Διός Il.2. 669.

This use of ἁμαρτάνειν is not found elsewhere in Homer, and Döderl. needlessly proposes “ἀμερθήσεσθαι”, from “ἀμέρδειν”. The phrase is common enough in the Tragedians, as Eur. Alcest.342τοιᾶσδ᾽ ἁμαρτάνοντι συζύγου”. The compound “ἀφαμαρτάνειν” is used in Homer nearly in this sense, as “σεῦ ἀφαμαρτούσῃ Il.6. 411, “φίλου ἀπὸ πατρὸς ἁμαρτών Il.22. 505.

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