“ἀργεννῇσι κτλ”.: cf. v. 419, “ἀπὸ δὲ λιπαρὴν ἔρριψε καλύπτρην Χ 406, ά̀ντα παρειάων” (cheeks) “σχομένη λιπαρὰ κρήδεμνα” (veil) Od. 1.334. In accordance with oriental custom, women and maidens were veiled when they went on the streets or came into the presence of men who were not immediate relations.
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