We find an insulated yet remarkable note of kin between the Dardan house and the Greeks in the case of Echepolus.
I therefore gather, that every thing in this part of the Catalogue is strictly Trojan or Dardan.
And that every thing is Trojan, or Dardan, which lies within the division, vv.
The Trojan prince was thus preserved because the Dardan race, to which he belonged, was beloved by Jupiter.
Juno was Jupiter's Ganymede before the Dardan boy mixed the luscious cup.