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[727] δίφρος ἐντέταται: the footboard (or platform) of the chariot is strung (or plaited). cf. “πολέσιν δ᾽ ἔντοσθεν ἱμᾶσινͅ ἐντέτατο” (sc. “κυνέηhelmet) “στερεῶς Κ” 262 f., “ἐν” (sc. “λέχει”) “δ᾽ ἐτάνυσς᾿ ἱμάντα βοὸς φοίνικι φαεινόν ψ” 201. — “δοιαὶ [δύο] δὲ κτλ”.: i.e. one on either side. The numeral is explained by “περίδρομοι”, on both sides and in front, which follows after the versepause. The back of the chariot was open.

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