By Alfred Heubeck, Arie Hoekstra

This 2d ebook of a observation compiled by means of a global group of students comprises an advent discussing past examine at the Odyssey, its relation to the Iliad, the epic dialect, and the transmission of the textual content.

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Homer by no means employs a metrically similar formulation (cf. xv 533 n. and Hainsworth's observations stated there) or even lv£ jL£yapcp lim~K-rcp, 161 COMMENTARY 1 which might have met the metrical specifications in i 365 and so on. , happens Onl \, as soon as (/l. ix I44 = 286). It appears as if the advance mentionJ above, which contributed a lot to the genesis of the 'poetical plural' . stylistically amassing momentum in Homer, cf. dvd piyapa (aKv£Lov mfA£Ta<, Od. i 392). notwithstanding, a reference to 8£p. w, 86p. o>, 8wp. a, notwithstanding doubtful intimately (literature in Frisk, GEW s. v. ) appears to be like extra believable. At any price the poet understood the be aware as 'house', cf. S. West on i I76. s-6. at the analogy of Il. i. 59-60, the place -rraA.. ayx8£VTa<; and a1TOVOUT~O£LV pass heavily jointly, ov has occasionally been taken to consult the complete word, in order that a-rrovoaT~a£Lv could come to intend 'to Scheria', cf. Od. x fifty four, the place Odysseus is pushed again to Aeolus' island. given that, notwithstanding, the formulation a. P a1TOVOOT~O£LV continually capability 'tO go back home', it truly is most advantageous to take the negation with the participle simply. Alcinous feels justified in making his assertion end result of the first-class seamanship of his males. (Grammatically after all the negation is going with otw, cf. e. g. ov yap &tw (iii 27 and so on. ), ov8£ a' dtw (Il. i I 70 and so forth. ), cf. Kiihner-Gerth, ii 2, I8o). five· Tl(! : really TW or Tw, see Chantraine, Grammaire, i 248-9, Risch, Wortbildung, 362. 7• £4jnEj1EVOS: at the metrical lengthening see Wyatt, Lengthening, I55-6. E'Lpw: pres. stressful simply right here, ii I62, and xi I37 (always with 'observed' digamma, cf. Chantraine, Grammaire, i I 36); its use is already demise out in Homer and Myw hesitantly starts off to take its plac~, cf. 296 n. The behest isn't really expressed until eventually I three: IO-I 2 are 'introductory', see xiv 292 and 299-30 I nn.

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