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A Commentary on Homer's Odyssey, Volume 2: Books IX-XVI by Alfred Heubeck, Arie Hoekstra

By Alfred Heubeck, Arie Hoekstra

This 2d publication of a observation compiled via a global crew of students contains an advent discussing earlier study at the Odyssey, its relation to the Iliad, the epic dialect, and the transmission of the textual content.

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67-81. 264: c( ll. x 212- I 3; S. Laser, Hermes, lxxxvi (I 958), 399· 26g. J. Verdenius, 'Ai8ws bei Homer', Mnemosyne, S. 3, xii (1945), 47-6o; A. Beil, 'Ai8ws bei Homer', Der Altsprachliche Unterricht, V I (I 96 I), 5I-64. 271. 1'' ... o-rr')5Ei: 'he is with them as protector'. As Eivws and 'IK£uws Zeus is responsible for the safety of ~

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Jssee (Gottingen, 1965), 67. 38; Focke, Odyssee, 17I, argues (mistakenly) for £vToa8£v. 24o-3. 240 = 340. The lines refer to the rock used as a Bvp£6<; to close the entrance to the cave. ov cf. 233), although the comment that the rock could not be moved by twentytwo four-wheeled waggons is an indication of the stone's weight (rather than its size) and Polyphemus' strength. ); F. Muller, op. cit. ), 43-5. We are reminded also of Hector's feat(//. a~a (ix 242 ~ ll. xii 448). a, oxm) was used for transport (cf.

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