χερμαδίῳ: possibly a stone from a sling, though the sling is mentioned but once in Homer (13.600). The heroes threw stones in general only when for some reason they could not use spear or sword. cf. “Ε 302, Θ 321, Μ 380, Π 735, Υ” 285.βλῆτο: see on “βλῆσθαι” 115.
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