Ἀχιλῆι, Ὀδυσῆι: Achilles and Odysseus represented the two cardinal virtues of the heroes, bravery and prudence, in which qualities Thersites was lacking.
μάλιστα: potissimum. Const. with “ἔχθιστος”, cf. v. 57.
Homer's Iliad, Books I-III. Thomas D. Seymour. Boston. Ginn and Company. 1891.
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