κῆρυξ as the meet attendant of a king on the peaceful and sacred mission of a θεωρός （114）. The herald's presence would add solemnity to the sacrifice and libation at Delphi: Athen. 660 A ἔδρων （= ἔθυον） δὲ οἱ κήρυκες ἄχρι πολλοῦ, βουθυτοῦντες ... καὶ σκευάζοντες καὶ μιστύλλοντες, ἔτι δὲ οἰνοχοοῦντες. ἀπήνη ἦγε μία = μία ἦν ἀπήνη, ἢ ἦγε: Pind. N. 9.41 “ἔνθ᾽ Ἀρέας πόρον ἄνθρωποι καλέοισι” = ἔνθα πόρος ἐστὶν ὂν Ἀ. καλοῦσιν. The ἀπήνη, properly a mule-car （Pind. P. 4.94） but here drawn by colts （802）, and in the Odyssey synonymous with ἄμαξα （Hom. Od. 6.37, 57）, was a four-wheeled carriage used for travelling, as dist. from the two-wheeled war-chariot （ἄρμα）: its Homeric epithet ὑψηλή indicates that it stood higher on its wheels than the ἅρμα: it could be fitted with a frame or basket for luggage （“ὑπερτερίη” Hom. Od. 6.70, “πείρινς” Hom. Il. 24.190）.
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