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[142] 142-145. These verses simply give life to the picture. See § 2 e.

Μῃονίς: in apposition with “γυνή”.

Κάειρα: fem. of “Κάρ”.

παρήιον: cheek-piece, cf.παρειάcheek. These thin plates of colored ivory were used as ornaments for the bridle, much as rosettes and the like are used now. Attic “φάλαρα”. cf. “φάλαρα ἔχοντος περὶ τῷ ἵππῳ Ι᾿δαίου τοῦ γραφέως πάγκαλα” Xen. Hell. iv. I. 39. For a similar use of ivory, cf. 5.583.

ἵππων: equiv. to “ἵππειον”.

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