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σχεδία). A raft; constructed as in modern times and used either for crossing rivers or for constructing pontoon-bridges (Livy, xxi. 27), or for short voyages from island to island ( 2). The construction of a raft is described at length by Homer in the fifth book of the Odyssey.

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    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.2
    • Livy, The History of Rome, Book 21, 27
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