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[388] “σάλπιγξεν, ὅτι αὐτὸς μὲν ὀ̂δε σάλπιγγα, χρωμένους δὲ τοὺς ἥρωας οὐκ εἰσάγει”, Ar., see on 362, 18.219. The metaphor is tragic rather than epic. The idea seems to be that the noise of the fighting echoed back from the vault of heaven, not that thunder accompanied the battle; for Zeus, the thunderer, is passive. Cf. Hes. Theog. 679, of the battle with the Titans, “ἐπέστενε δ᾽ οὐρανὸς εὐρὺς σειόμενος”.