ἔφ̓ is accented, in spite of the elision, in order to prevent ambiguity (§ 37 c “β”).
ἁλός: “ἅλς” and “θάλασσα” are the general words for sea; “πόντος”, the high, deep sea (often with reference to a particular tract, cf. 2.145); “πέλαγος”, the open sea.
Homer's Iliad, Books I-III. Thomas D. Seymour. Boston. Ginn and Company. 1891.
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