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sortemque meam vovistis, ‘you prayed for my lot,’ i.e. for its appearance from the helmet of Agamemnon, into which the nine lots were cast, sors being the actual token, as may be seen from Plaut. Cas.II. vi. 32, “num ista aut populna sors aut abiegna est tua?” For vovistis with acc. of the thing wished for cf. IX. 674, “quae voveam duo sunt”, XI. 128, “quae modo voverat, odit”. The prayer of the Greeks was that the lot might fall to Ajax or Diomede or Agamemnon, Il.VII. 177-80.

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