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Pharr section 150 line 7

I don't understand the form h)ge/ronto. I am quite certain it is from a)gei/rw and that it is 3rd person plural middle or passive but I don't know if it is aorist or imperfect. The aorist form is given as having and Epsilon and an Iota, and the imperfect is (usually ?) build on the present tense stem, so that means again with an Epsilon and a Iota. Is this a unusual form or am ...
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Pharr section 209 line 4

)Axaioi\ d' o)/ssontai ma/ntin kaka/. kaka/ is neuter pl. Ma/ntin is msculine sg. Does that mean that kaka/ functions as an adverb so that it means something like - but the Achaeans evilly glared at the seer-?
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Iliad 1:98

pri/n g' a)po\ patri\ fi/lw| do/menai e(likw/pida kou/rhn
After seeing a)po\ I was looking for a word in the genitive but there isn't one. How do I translate this word, and why isn't it followed by a genitive?
Thanks in advance.
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Pharr section 202 line 4

I am almost getting excited about translating a fairly long sentence without help, but...before my elation gets the better of me, I should have it checked first.
ei) e(khbo/loj a)pw/sei loigo\n a)eike/a Danaoi=sin, dw/sousi e(likw/pida kou/rhn fi/lw| parti\ a)pria/thn ana/poinon, a)/couci d' i(erh\n e(kato/mbhn e)j Xru/shn; to/te qeo\n i(lassa/menoi pei/sousin.

If the Sharp shooter will drive off the grievous destruction for the Danaans, they will grant the bright-eyed girl to her beloved father unransomed (without ...
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Iliad 1:87

eu)xo/menoj Danaoi=si qeopropi/aj a)nafai/neij,
I learned that the participle can be translated as temporal, using when/while or after, depending on the tense in relation to the main verb.

If I do that in Iliad 1:87 I get something like; ...while praying you reveal oracles to the Greeks.
Two translations that I checked have it like; ...you pray while you reveal the oracles to the Greeks.
In this last case I would have expected the first ...
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Iliad 1:83 plural pronoun

e)n sth/qessin e(oi=si.I am curious why the pronoun is plural. Pharr explains why sth/qessin is plural but not why e(oi-si is too.
Isn't the number of a pronoun dictated by its antecedent?
The antecedent of e(oi=si is (I think) the singular Basileu/j of verse 80

p.s. I am very glad that I have the opportunity to ask these questions.
Without this opportunity it would be difficult to muster the "stick-to-it- uvness that is needed.

THANK ...
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Iliad 1:78 b)

h)= ga\r o)i/omai a)/ndra xolwse/men, o(\j me/ga pa/ntwn.
Pharr in section 1107-6 says (in part) "The subject of an infinitive is usually in the accusative, but may be omitted when it is the subject of the leading verb,..... "

Is this what is happening here? Ie; is the one who is doing the thinking also the subject of xolwse/men (I think I am about to anger the man, who rules....) Or is a)/ndra the subject ...
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Iliad 1:78 a)

h)= ga\r o)i/omai a)/ndra xolwse/men, o(\j me/ga pa/ntwn

Is o)i/omai middle of o)i/w? and if so, does that make its meaning -I am thinking to myself-?
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Iliad 1:85

qarsh/saj ma/la ei)pe\ qeopro/pion, o(/ti oi)=sqa
I don't understand the form of the first and the last word.
The first looks like an aorist indicative 2nd person sg. with the augment dropped of, but this does not fit in the sentence very well (you took heart..). The context seems to indicate an imperative (Take heart...).
???


The last word, according to the vocabulary section of Pharr is a perf. 2nd sg of ei)/dw. I thought ...
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Homeric Dictionary - is it worth it?

I'm reading the Iliad using the LSJ lexicon, however I read on Amazon about the homeric dictionary and some people reported you can read Homer about twice as fast compared to using a regular lexicon. Has anybody used it and can recommend it? Does it have help with odd,unusual forms?
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