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By Alfred Heubeck, Arie Hoekstra

This second publication of a remark compiled through a world crew of students comprises an advent discussing prior examine at the Odyssey, its relation to the Iliad, the epic dialect, and the transmission of the textual content.

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Ipoo; ( < *FEPfos; cf. Myc. we-we-e-afwerweheha, neut. ), 'wool'. 427-31. ) to lash together three rams for each of his men: 'in each case the middle one carried one of my companions' (429). Exactly how is not revealed until443: 'each of the men was tied to the underbelly of his ram' (which explains how it can also be stated (431) that each man was carried by three animals). 428: cf. 189. i! e. ; cf. P'{;as (289) 'taking them three at a time'; on the development of the distributive-iterative meaning see Leumann, Worter, 75-6.

117. iWO'niAoU (lutpax): 'at a distance'. 118. itmpCcruu: 'innumerable'; dnap/oaor (alongside Gfrf/MlO&Of: both with metrical lengthening • > 11) is prob. < •a-fr«pETof; cf. Schulze, QJuustitmtS, 245; Bechtd, Lailogru, 49· 119o riTOI: 'comings and goings' . , rejected by Fick; cf. Schwartz, Od,:mu, 314; Shipp, Stru/iu, 331. 2. ~riJf (for 97]P"1""1p) is indeed /ulfNu, but in view of Myc. ku-NJ-41-Itl-i/ kun4gtt4ki (dat. ) PY Na 248 is not evidence for interpolation. 1'', (120): ~oov. f- KGnafcrxCTCK (Mpax for ICGTifJXfTOA): 'is covered by'.

Marburg, I968), 109-I5. 182. €w' €axanfi: 'at the most outlying point of the Cyclopes' territory'; I87-9 amplify. 184. v{av£ I87): 'they would spend the night'. On the BOOK IX 166-202 connection between 184-5 and vi 262-7 see B. Marzullo, Il problema omerico (Florence, 1952), 450-1. ••,. a is the correct reading (rE F); cf. Ruijgh, rE epique, 443· 188-g. The Cyclopes' unsociability (cf. Lana flllTJ refers back to 112-14. All the details given reinforce the image of humanity negated in the Cyclops.

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