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[270] The wine used in treaties was not mingled with water (see 2.341, 4.159). The scholia explain that here the Trojan aud the Achaian wine is all mixed in one bowl, and the obvious typical significance of such an act renders the explanation most probable. Compare the scene of the oath in Virg. Aen. xii. 161 sqq. “ἔχευον”, read here by Ar., must have been taken for another instance of a mixed aor. (or imperf., to agree with “μῖσγον”? H. G. ut supra).

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