5.31 (Athena to Ares) = 5.455 (Apollo to Ares; tr. Richmond Lattimore):
Ares, Ares, manslaughtering, blood-stained, stormer of strong walls...
Ἆρες Ἄρες βροτολοιγὲ μιαιφόνε τειχεσιπλῆτα...
G.S. Kirk on 5.31:
[P]resumably he would enjoy the
savage epithets....Of his three
epithets βροτολοιγός is straightforward, 'ruinous to mortals', μιαιφόνος
means 'polluted by murder', cf. μιαίνω, μίασμα, and τειχεσιπλήτης
'approacher [i.e. attacker] of [city] walls', with -πλήτης connected with