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This second e-book of a statement compiled by means of a world group of students contains an creation discussing earlier learn at the Odyssey, its relation to the Iliad, the epic dialect, and the transmission of the textual content.

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Risch, Wortbildung, 194): here it has a transferred meaning, 'equal to the food of the gods'; cf. D. v. 36o. auns tropov: aon> lyw is the better attested reading; cf. van_ der Valk, Textual Criticism, 68; Stanford ad loc. is unconvincing; Ruijgh, Eliment, 46. 362. vas, lit. 'the wine stole around the Cyclops and in particular his senses'; cf. xvii 261, ll. x I 39; S. Laser, Hermes, lxxxvi (1958), 395-7· :J64-'7· Odysseus gives his name as OJn>, 'No one' (ov n>) and thus happens on a means to trick the Cyclops (414).

Flit from place to place' (cf. ~AaaKw Il. ii 470, xiii I04), but here with ace. £vos-, 'flee from' (cf. l. xvii 58I). 459· 8£,voi'Evou gen. ) despite oi (458): cf. 257. Duentzer's cj. patvotTo produces an unusual construction (in place of pa{vw T{ nvt, 'sprinkle with'); pa{w, 'shatter', retains a normal construction. IA-\n). Kcl8 8E K': the transmitted text is sound, cf. Ruijgh, TE epique, 702-3. 459-6o. 8 ... v. -\wc/>aw. oun8Qvoc;: cf. Il. i 293, xi 390; cpd. with suffix -avos- from old neut.

Schein, 'Odysseus and Polyphemus in the Odyssey', GRBS xi ( 1970), 73-83, esp. 79· 299-305. Odysseus' first, impulsive plan ({JovAEvua ingressive) is that of a warrior; cf. Achilles' reaction to Agamemnon's insult, Il. i 189-92 (300 uses the vocabulary of epic warfare; cf. It. xxi 173, again with Achilles as subject). L6> ('a further impulsive thought'; cf. Schein, op. , 78. 13, with bibliography) holds him back: consideration of the massive door-stone (a{Jp'fLOV 305 as in 241; cf. ). The obvious parallel is It.

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