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[753] 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= ἔθυονδὲ οἱ κήρυκες ἄχρι πολλοῦ, βουθυτοῦντες ... καὶ σκευάζοντες καὶ μιστύλλοντες, ἔτι δὲ οἰνοχοοῦντες. ἀπήνη ἦγε μία = μία ἦν ἀπήνη, ἦγε: Pind. N. 9.41ἔνθ᾽ Ἀρέας πόρον ἄνθρωποι καλέοισι” = ἔνθα πόρος ἐστὶν ὂν . καλοῦσιν. The ἀπήνη, properly a mule-car (Pind. P. 4.94) but here drawn by colts (802), and in the Odyssey synonymous with ἄμαξαHom. 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 (“ὑπερτερίηHom. Od. 6.70, “πείρινςHom. Il. 24.190).

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