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javelin, throwing the

Robert Leslie Howland and Stephen J. Instone

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

Third edition

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780198606413
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199567386
javelin, throwing the

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The javelin (ἄκων) was a spear about 2.5 m. (8 ft.) long, probably with a metal point. Round the middle

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Subjects: Classical Studies

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