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[499] μαρμάρῳ, from root “μαρ”, as “μαρμαίρω”. Seiler quotes from Montbel: ‘“Ici μάρμαρος et quelquefois πέτρος μάρμαρος ( Il.16. 735) n'est autre chose qu'une pierre blanche comme nos cailloux ou brillante, comme la roche nommée mica.”’

τόσσον γὰρ ἵησιν, ‘so far he flings.’

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