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By Alfred Heubeck, Arie Hoekstra

This 2d e-book of a observation compiled via a global staff of students contains an creation discussing prior study at the Odyssey, its relation to the Iliad, the epic dialect, and the transmission of the textual content.

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Risch, Wortbildung, fifty seven) and prefer '0Avf. J. 1TWS (except whilst that be aware refers to Zeus, the god of the mountain peak(s), see Nilsson, Homer und Mycenae, 266-9), constantly utilized in the plural. See additionally West on Hes. Th. 127 . 42""3• regardless of A. A. Parry, innocent Aegisthus, 71-93, there's no legitimate cause to question Kretschmer's derivation of afJ. VfJ. WV from fJ. VfJ. ap, which in keeping with Hesychius is Aeolic (cf. 1T£tpapfa7T£lpwv); and really the Greek and Byzantine grammarians clarify the observe with afJ. WfJ. '1JTOS, afJ. €fJ. 7TTOS, sim. This makes it not going, furthermore, that its real which means had acquired misplaced in Homeric instances. That its unique feel has been doubted is because of the truth that, like such a lot of outdated epithets (see seventy nine, xiv three nn. ), it had develop into mostly 'ornamental', specifically simply because in just nine in their c. 9o occurrences are the indirect circumstances separated from their noun (all of them among the trochaic caesura and the diaeresis; cf. Parry, Homeric Verse, 162 ff. ). Given this situation it's also particularly typical that the adj. is frequently used as an characteristic, even in lots of the instances which exhibit separation, e. g. "EKTWP I)' WS OVK £vllov afJ. VfJ. OVa TfTfJ. €V aKOp' €n OLKO! ap. vfJ. OVa fJ. '1JTEpa TfTfJ.! JS, yet right here, as xv 19 exhibits, the real notice is oiKo< (cf. additionally xvi 76), in order that accordingly too the adj. seems to be an characteristic; cf. also//. vi 347· therefore the one fairly doubtful example is located in our strains, the place Ameis-HentzeCauer, agreeing with the schol. , take it predicatively. As eleven. vi 347 indicates, 'separation' is inconclusive, but the location of the adj. in the beginning of the sentence and greatly separated from the finite verb, as well as the truth that avv apTEfJ. fWa< c/>{Aotatv can in basic terms suggest 'with my household secure and sound', turns out to tip the scales in favour of the predicative employment. maybe Aeschylus was once motivated via those strains whilst he wrote ywai'Ka ma-r? v ll' €v llof. J. OLS dipot fJ. oAwv (Ag. 6o6), 'But for his wife-may he come and locate her to be devoted' (Eduard Fraenkel). Cf. additionally xvi 216-18 with n. forty five• KoupL8ias: lit. 'who have been KoiJpa<, "virgins", after they have been taken to wife', as opposed to the 1TaAAaK{ll€s, Bechtel, Lexilogus, 200-1. cipEriJv: 'well-being'' cf. Hes. Op. 289, and Od. xiv 402 n. ; a schol. refers to apETWCI! llE Aao{ (Od. xix 114); cf. additionally OVK apETij. KaKa £pya (viii 329)· The advantages Aeschylus' choirs implore on Argos (Supp. 625-709) and Athens (Eu. 916-25) may function a observation on 44-6. forty seven· e-rrtJveov: the unique feel of alviw, 'tell', 'say' (cf. xiv 508 n. ) built into 'say definite' (cf. cP'1JfJ. {), the other of ava{VOfJ. a<: within the feel 'agree' the be aware happens not just in Homer (Od. xvi 380 and so on. ) yet as overdue as Euripides. for that reason l1T-awlw initially intended 'to say definite to something', 'agree', 166 BOOK XIII 39-67 'approve' and this is often nonetheless its general experience in Homer, cf. e. g. €1rl S' alv

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