μέμνηαι, a form not elsewhere found in full, though “μέμνἠ” (“αι”) should always be restored for “μέμνηι” (15.18, 20.188, 21.396). The later “μέμνησαι” occurs in 23.648. The legend of the servitude of Poseidon and Apollo to Laomedon is again mentioned in 7.452-53 (see note). The reason of the humiliation is not given, though “πὰρ Διός” might be thought to imply a punishment. The later mythologists said that it was in order to display to the full the “ὕβρις” of Laomedon.
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