αὐτάρ: on the other hand; this gives prominence to “δοῦρε”, since the spears do not belong properly to the archer's equipment, which has just been described.
: as “Μ 298, Φ 145, α
” 256; i.e. one in either hand. cf. v. 338. For “δύω
” with the dual, see on “Α 16. — κεκορυθμένα κτλ
”.: helmeted with bronze, i.e. bronze pointed.
For the pl. in agreement with the dual, cf. “Α 200, ὄσσε φαεινά Ν
” 435. — cf. bina manu lato crispans hastilia ferro Verg. Aen.
i. 313, laeva duo forte gerebat | praefixa hastilia ferro ib. xii. 488 f.