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[493] πᾶσιν κτλ.: cf. “ξ 138.

πᾶσιν: in appos. with “ἄνδρεσσι”. On “Ε 313.— τοὶ κτλ”.: cf. 17.145. Added after the verse-pause, making “πᾶσιν” more definite.

ἐγγεγάασιν: cf. “Ε 477, Δ” 41.— This seems to have been planned by the poet as the last meeting of Hector and his wife. In the Twentysecond Book, Andromache is following her husband's directions, and is engaged in weaving when she hears the shriek from the women on the tower which announces Hector's death. 22.437 ff. She appears in a third scene in the Homeric poems, when the body of Hector is brought back to Troy. 24.723 ff.

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