Δαρδανίων: adj. as subst.; “inhabitants of the district Dardania,” cf. (“Δάρδανος, υἱὸς Διὸς”) “κτίσσε δὲ Δαρδανίην, ἐπεὶ οὔ πω Ἴλιος ἵρη ι ἐν πεδίῳ πεπόλιστο Υ” 216 f. Dardanus was grandfather of Tros, who gave his name to the district “Τροίη” (v. 162, 3.74); while Tros in turn was the father of Ilus, who gave his name to the city “Ἴλιος” and was father of Laomedon and grandfather of Priam. See 20.215 f. The Dardanians are second in rank to the Trojans; cf. “Τρῶες καὶ Δάρδανοι ἠδ̓ ἐπίκουροι Γ” 456. Elsewhere they are called “Δάρδανοι”, but only in the two oft-recurring verses, “Γ 456, Τρῶες καὶ Λύκιοι καὶ Δάρδανοι ἀγχιμαχηταί Θ” 173; they are also called “Δαρδανίωνες”, as 7.414; the women are called “Δαρδανίδες”, as 18.339. The name is preserved in the modern ‘Dardanelles.’αὖτε: correl. with “μέν” v. 816, see on v. 768. Ἀγχίσαο: Anchises is nowhere referred to by Homer as alive at the time of this war.
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