The asyndeton in this distich is odd, given the preceding series of connectives.
But the asyndeton (so characteristic of the fourth Gospel) proving uncongenial to certain of old time, D inserted και.
But the asyndeton resulting from the suppression of these words was felt to be intolerable.
Of this sort is asyndeton when the conjunctions uniting sentences are removed.
And this is what Homer has expressed by using the figure asyndeton.
"omission of conjunctions," 1580s, from Latin, from Greek asyndeton, neuter of asyndetos "unconnected," from a-, privative prefix (see a- (3)), + syndetos, from syndein "to bind together," from syn- "together" + dein "to bind," related to desmos "band," from PIE *de- "to bind."