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φάλαρα 1 φάλος

I.bosses on the sides of the helmet, to which the chin-straps were attached, Il.: —the sg., φάλαρον τιάρας, part of the headdress of the old Persian kings, Aesch.
II.bosses or discs of metal, used to adorn the head-gear of horses, Lat. phalerae, Hdt., Soph., etc.

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