Homer’s Iliad The Basel Commentary, Book 19
At the centre of the commentary on Book 19 of the Iliad is the interpretation of speeches and events at the assembly of the Achaean army. It is here that the argument between Achilles and Agamemnon was settled, thus enabling the Achaeans to take the field in the decisive battle against Hector and the Trojans.
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1st VH 2nd VH 3rd sing Achaians Achilleus action addition adverbial Agamemnon anaphoric anaphoric demonstrative armor Bakker battle BEEKES s.v. bibliography Brise´s caesura CHANTR clause commentary contrast death declension DELG denotes divine early epic EDWARDS elsewhere emphasizes enjambment Epic Cycle epithet ERBSE Erinyes etymology Eurystheus FAESI FRISK gifts gods Greek h.Ap HAINSWORTH hapax Hektor Hephaistos Hera Herakles hiatus Homer horses Iliad impf inflectible VE formula iterata JANKO Joachim Latacz JONG lament lance LATACZ LEAF Lfgre s.v. Lfgres.v likewise LOHMANN LſgrB LſgrE meaning metonymy military assembly motif mourning narrator oath Odysseus Patroklos Peleus phrase post-Homeric present passage pronoun prosody quarrel reference RISCH RUIJGH scene schol SCHW so-called tnesis speech capping speech introduction ſtep subjunc thematic Thetis tion transl Trojans uncontracted form variant VE formula verb verse warriors WB formula WEST WICKERT-MICKNAT WILLCOCK word Zeus