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[248] “εἰρύαται [εἴρυνται]”: lie drawn up.

ἐύπρυμνοι: only here, but it is a fitting epithet, since the ships were drawn up on shore with their bows toward the sea, and the sterns were a prominent part of the camp. cf. “ἵστατο νεῖκος ἐπὶ πρυμνῇσι νέεσσιν Ν” 333.

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