Commentary on the Odyssey (1886)

Commentary on the Odyssey (1886)
By W. Walter Merry
Oxford Clarendon Press 1886-1901

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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 22

Book 22 (χ)

Commentary on line 2

me/gan ou)do/n, the threshold at the entrance of the μέγαρον. The object of Ulysses was to prevent the escape of the Suitors (l. 171 μνηστῆρας ἀγαυοὺς σχήσομεν ἔντοσθεν μεγάρων): their only chance was to force him from the doorway, and pass out into the town (l. 76 εἴ κέ μιν οὐδοῦ ἀπώσομεν ἠδὲ θυράων, ἔλθωμεν δ' ἀνὰ ἄστυ, κτλ.).