ἐμμεμαυῖα: full of eagerness for the fray. cf. 142.μέγα: adverbial. φήγινος: oaken. Cf. “φηγῷ” 693. — cf. “ἔλακον ἀξόνων βριθομένων χνόαι” Aesch. Septem. 138, gemuit sub pondere cymba Verg. Aen. vi. 413, nitens sub pondere faginus axis| instrepat Verg. Georg. iii. 172 f.
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