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ἐμβόλων—not from ἐμβολή.

ἐπὶ πολὐfar into the bows.

αὐτοῖς—ethic, sc. τοῖς Συρακοσίοις.


ταρσοὺς—properly of the bones in a bird's wing; hence used of any similar series, as the banks of oars, as here. It is often so used by Polyb. and later authors. The word is frequently referred to by the Atticists.

αὐτῶντῶν πλοίων.

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