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[7] For the fore-arm it seems to us that the piece put over it separately like a greave is better than one that is bound up together with a piece of armour.1 The part that is left exposed when the right arm is raised should be covered near the breastplate with calf-skin or metal; otherwise the most vital part will be unprotected.

1 i.e., with the breastplate. Schneider thought that τῷ should be inserted before ὅπλῳ

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