Commentary on the Iliad (1900)

Commentary on the Iliad (1900)
By Walter Leaf
London Macmillan 1900

Perseus Documents Collection Table of Contents

Book 1 (Α)

Book 2 (Β)

Book 3 (Γ)

Book 4 (Δ)

Book 5 (Ε)

Book 6 (Ζ)

Book 7 (Η)

Book 8 (Θ)

Book 9 (Ι)

Book 10 (Κ)

Book 11 (Λ)

Book 12 (Μ)

Book 13 (Ν)

Book 14 (Ξ)

Book 15 (Ο)

Book 16 (Π)

Book 17 (Ρ)

Book 18 (Σ)

Book 19 (Τ)

Book 20 (Υ)


Book 21 (Φ)

Book 22 (Χ)

Book 23 (Ψ)

Book 24 (Ω)

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Book 10

Book 10 (Κ)

Commentary on line 1

Compare the opening lines of B, and 24.677 ff., Od. 15.7. The inappropriateness of the lines here is more marked than in B, for they contradict not only what precedes but what follows; see 26. As a matter of fact none of the principal chiefs of the Achaians can have had more than a snatch of sleep during this portentous night. The lines 1-2 are in short used as a merely formal tag. *panaxaiw=n: see 2.404.