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[11] τὸν Χρύσην: that Chryses, well known to the hearers from stories or other songs. Nowhere else in Homer is the art. used with a proper name; cf. 2.595.

ἠτίμασεν: slighted.

ἀρητῆρα: receives prominence from its rhythm and position, almost equiv. to “though he was” etc. He is called “ἱερεύς” below.

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