By George R. R. Martin
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There was This was the useful variety of dog ; ; another, Odysseus, at seeing kept for ornament. hound Argos, asked, " Was he swift, too, finely formed as he is, or was he merely like men's table-dogs, which their masters keep for display ? ^ his old ; seem to have been a symbol of authority. The table-dog is the only animal Homer designates The dog ate dead bodies, as exclusively ornamental. and greed ^ he shamelessness symbol of and was a cult-animals. figures also among the Fowls in a domesticated state were few; even Penelope had a flock the cock fails of mention.
Xviii, 368. -^ trellises name orchatos. ^ As these, however^ received little beyond clothing and food, with workers were the estates ; only occasional employment, their lot was worse than that of the slaves. *^ probably FOOD AND ITS PREPARATION From the preceding pages we know some- already what the Homeric Greeks and drank. From their flocks and herds they drew a regular supply of meat, which was their chief article of diet. From barley and wheat they had flour; it was ground in hand-mills and called " the marrow thing of 1 xvii, 297-299 ; XXI, ate 257-262.
He was not used in the hunt, neither did he draw the The horse and dog were the only animals plough. * The horse is said to have been begotten or given by a god,^ and many immortal breeds are mentioned. We learn that to pp. 96-97 below. 1 IX, 2 V, 313; VI, 23-25; 423-424; xii, XIII, 5-6. Horse; VIII, 185; XVI, 149; 152 8 6 XX, 91 ff ; XXI, 448-449; 129-131. 54; see : Dog ; ; XXIII, 295 ; 346; xvii, 292. XVI, 149-151 ; 866-867 ; XX, 223-225 ; XXIII, 276-278. ^ All such facts tend to prove the comparatively late introduc- tion of the horse into Greece.