χάλκεον ἑπταβόειον, explained in 223. The seven layers of hide were dried and sewn together (App. B i. 1); the layer of metal was nailed on the top of them. Observe the obvious allusion in “Τυχίος .. τεύχων”, and cf. 5.59 “Τέκτων Ἁρμονίδης”; and for the use of “κάμε,” 2.101.
This text is part of:
Table of Contents:
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.
An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.