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1 This is a strained etymology to explain the ancient tribal names of Hopletes, Argadeis, Geleontes, and Aigikoreis, which are derived in Hdt. 5.66 from the names of the four sons of Ion. The first has nothing to do with ‘hopla,’ arms; nor the second with ‘ergon,’ work; nor the third with ‘ge,’ earth; nor the fourth with ‘aix,’ goat.
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