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[486] “ὑψοῦ κτλ”.: i.e. so as to rest high on the sands, where it was before, cf. v. 308.

ὑπὸ δέ: adv., beneath, i.e. under the ship.

ἕρματα: as 2.154, props (sometimes stones, 14.410), which were put along the keel on either side to hold the boat steady.

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