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[587] ἑστήκει: remained standing. His head and shoulders were fixed in the sand, while his feet leaned against the chariot.

τύχε: happened upon, i.e. fell upon.

ἀμάθοιο: partitive genitive. Aristarchus distinguished “ἄμαθοςsand of the plain from “ψάμαθοςsand of the shore.

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