By Alfred Heubeck, Arie Hoekstra

ISBN-10: 0198721447

ISBN-13: 9780198721444

This moment quantity of an enormous three-volume statement compiled by means of a world crew of students comprises exact discussions of diction within the Odyssey and the culture of epic diction in most cases.

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Dled jar'. On the form and derivation cf. F. v. ) KN Vc 16o. 1 lthe Homeric form); and tJ·fJo·rt·wt/tJmfJIIorlu~ {dual; an example of haplology) MY Ue 61 1. 1. \lnv; COMMENTARY 166-7. L£V ... £Tapotatv). In I73 he uses the same words as Agamemnon (It. i I83). His plan is to find out what the inhabitants are like.

Eot> see van der Valk, Textual Criticism, SS· troT,+wvtJ€''i is an unusual formation from the formulaic 1rpoaec/>wvee (perhaps modelled on c/>wvfr c/>wv~EtS" (Hes. Th. 584) or av8~: av8~ELS" (Il. xix 497), also of an animal; c( Risch, Wortbildung, I53-4). The meaning of the line as a whole, however, is clear: 'if only you could speak to me (as I can to you)'. 457• TJ"-QaKcitE' (only here and It. , 'flit from place to place' (cf. ~AaaKw Il. ii 470, xiii I04), but here with ace. £vos-, 'flee from' (cf.

For a general discussion see D. Fellmann, Die antiken Darstellungen des Polyphemabenteuers (Munich, 1972). ); and the figure of the Cyclops has undergone a remarkable transformation in the works of Philoxenus of Cythera and Theocritus. 105. =62. Io6-15. Hes. Th. Erclnrtp. This conveys the conception underlying the Homeric narrative (the account of the blinding presupposes a one-eyed Cyclops), even though the poet, surely intentionally (Glenn, op. cit. ), 154-6), omits any direct reference to this detail.

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