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[773] λαοί: in contrast with “δ μέν” v. 771, their leader.

774 = “δ 626, ρ 168. — δίσκοισιν”: this contest was not unlike the modern ‘putting the shot.’ The prize was given to him who hurled the discus furthest, Od. 8.186 ff.

αἰγανέῃσιν: dat. of means with “ἱέντες”. The companions of Odysseus have their hunting spears with them, Od. 9.156.

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