New PDF release: A Commentary on Homer's Odyssey, Volume 2: Books IX-XVI

By Alfred Heubeck, Arie Hoekstra

ISBN-10: 0198721447

ISBN-13: 9780198721444

This second ebook of a remark compiled by way of a global staff of students contains an creation discussing past learn at the Odyssey, its relation to the Iliad, the epic dialect, and the transmission of the textual content.

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476· On the form of a1T~i· sec Wcrner, H u. £1 vor Vokal, 36-40. 477· The KaKa £pya have found out their perpetrator; their consequences have fallen upon him. 478. ): 'you did not scruple to .. ' 48o-4. Polyphcmus, stung to even greater fury by 475-9, breaks off a great pinnacle of rock and hurls it after the ship; this is surely a motif taken from the folklore versions of the story. £{3aA£) in front of the ship. 483 was rejected even before Aristarchus; it belongs to the parallel scene 537-42, (48I- 537-8; 482- 539; 484 =54 I; 485-6- 542), and makes sense only at 540.

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Odysseus received, besides the Ciconian wine, wrought gold to the COMMENTARY valuefweight of7 talents and a KpaT~P (cf. Myc. ). Pcl<710V (aK1}-paaiO<;): 'pure, unmixed'; < aK~paTOS. twelve ships. s, 24-5 compares aKp1JTOV 8£1ov 1TOTOV ii 341. v. aK~paTOS. os; cf. ii 337-53. 2o8-11. ETpa of water. hpov are equal measures, which is by no means certain. g. the olrra<; of Nestor, ll. xi 632-5; M ye. g. v. (with bibliography). It is clear, however, that Ciconian wine is unusually strong and therefore ideally suited to the purpose in hand.

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