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Pelias, “Πηλιάς”, ‘Pelian,’ i.e. of wood from Mt. Pelion, and so Thessalian, like its owner. Cf. Hom. Il. XVI. 143, “Πηλιάδα μελίην τὴν πατρὶ φιλῷ πόρε Χείρων Πηλίου ἐκ κορυφῆς”. So in Her.III. 126, Rem. Am. 48, Ex Ponto II. ii. 26, and Pelias pinus of the ship Argo, Theb.V. 335.In like manner Thessala tela are the arrows of Achilles in Prop.iii. XIII. 30, and Thessalicus axis his chariot in Trist. V. iii. 30. Cf. Hor. C. II. iv. 10. potest. The mood and tense are to be referred to the idiom noticed on 17.
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