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[333] οἷο κασιγνήτοιο: since he himself had appeared without a cuirass.

Λυκάονος: Lyeaon had been captured by Achilles and sold as a slave to the king of Lemnos; being ransomed thence, he returned to Troy a week before the events narrated in this book; but twelve days after his return, he met Achilles again and was slain by him, 21.34 ff.

ἥρμοσε δ̓ αὐτῷ: but he fitted it to himself; he changed the length of the straps, buckling it to suit his own form.

334 = 2.45.

335 = “Π 136. — χάλκεον”: prominence is given to an epith. of the whole sword, after the decoration of the hilt has been mentioned in “ἀργυρόηλον <*> Τ 373. — σάκος”: the strap which ded the arm in supporting the hea<*>y shield was thrown over the shoulder, see on 2.388. Thus the shield was taken up before the plumed helmet was donned.

336-338 = 15.480-482; cf. “χ 123125. — κυνέην”: originally a head-covering of dogskin, then helmet; cf.κτιδέην” (weasel-skin) “κυνέην Κ 335, κυνέην ταυρείην Κ” 257 f.; old Laërtes wore “αἰγείην” (goat-skin) “κυνέην ω” 231.

337 = “Λ 42. — ἵππουριν”: cf. “ἱπποδασείης” v. 369, “ἱππόκομοι κόρυθες Ν 132, λόφον ἱππιοχαίτην Ζ 469, ἵππειον λόφον Ο” 537, aere <*>aput fulgens, cristaque hirsutus equina Verg. Aen. x. 869.

δεινόν: cognate acc., adv. with “ἔνευεν”, cf. v. 342.

338 = Od. 17.4; cf. “Π 139. — παλάμηφιν”: here dat.; it is in the gen. v. 368; see § 15 a.

ἀρήρειν: for the “ν”-movable, cf. “ἤσκειν” v. 388; see § 12 n.

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