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[394] For ἠνώγεον Spitzner and most subsequent edd. read “ἠνώγει”(“ν”). In form it must be the imperf. of a secondary present “ἀνωγέω” (like “γεγωνέω” by the side of “γέγωνα”), of which, however, there is no further evidence, “ἠνώγει” (386, unless we read “ἤνωγε” with van L.) being plupf. to “ἄνωγα”. Bentley's “ἤνωγον” (as 9.578, etc.) is therefore preferable, as an aorist; see note on 1.313 (“καὶ τόδε μ᾽ ἤνωγον” Brandreth). It may be observed that the change to the 3rd plur. is natural, in order to shew that the subject is not the same as that of “οὔ φησιν”.

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