I have a few questions concerning the Latin translation of Homer's Iliad. I am posting these here because the answer requires knowledge of ancient Greek.
My first question concerns a recurring phrase, one instance (Book II, line 230) of which is as follows:
Homer wrote:Atride, de-quo autem quereris et quo indiges?
plena tibi ære tentoria, multæque mulieres
sunt in tentoriis selectæ, quas tibi Achivi
omnium-primo damus, quandocunque oppidum cepimus.
An adhuc et auro indiges, ...