Verse 1 — A. R. Benner's commentary on Homer's Iliad3

Text based on: Benner A. R. Selections from Homer's Iliad. With an introduction, notes, a short Homeric grammar, and a vocabulary. New York: D. Appleton and Co. 1910.

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ἄειδε, for the form see § 41. The Attic present is ᾄδω. Like Latin cano, it admits an object (μῆνιν) in the accusative. Cf. ᾠδάς τινας ᾄδοντες (Xen. Anab. IV, 3, 27).

 
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θεά, § 66; elsewhere called 'Muse', but Homer applies no more definite name than this to the goddess of epic song.

 
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Πηληϊάδεω, for ending, § 65, § 68; scansion, § 43; composition, § 157.

 
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Ἀχιλῆος, declension, § 86, § 87.

 

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