Made of cloth, felt, straw, silk, splints, grass, etc.
Felt hats are as old as Homer.
The Greeks made them in various forms; skull-caps, conical, truncated.
narrow or broad brimmeplanting, training, and trimming hedges.
Thorns for hedges were used by the Greeks 1000 B. C. Homer represents Ulysses as finding Laertes digging, and preparing to plant a row of quick-sets.
Thour translation of the Hebrew Scriptures, and but sparingly in the Greek classics.
Hesiod and Homer make no mention of hemp.
It is first mentioned by Herodotus: —
Hemp grows in Scythia; it is mon tool in Roman agriculture.
It was also common in Greece in the form shown at h (Fig. 2517). Homer describes Laertes as hoeing when found by Ulysses.
The Romans hoed their grain crops, wheat, urposes mules were shod with iron.
Ferream ut soleam tenaci in vargine mula.
Homer mentions brazen-footed steeds (Iliad, VIII. 41, and XIII. 24), probably a merely metaphorical ex