ines a)/lloi—sc. e)ke/kthnto nautika/.
4. braxe/a—sc. nautika/, small fleets. This sense of braxu/s is fiequent in Thuc.
5. ta\ polla/—the greater part of these consisted of.
o)ye/ te a)f' ou(=—sc h(=n, it was late when. For a)f ou(= we should expect o(/te. but instead of saying ‘already when they started to build, it was so late that they could not get a strong fleet before the invasion of Xeixes,’ he says ‘from the time that they started’ etc. The building of the ships took place in 483-82 B C., the archonship of Nicodemus, and the invasion in 480 B.C. Herod. 7.33 does not say that Them, looked forward to a Persian invasion when he advised the building of the ships. It is thought that Herod, wanted to belittle Them
9. e)nauma/xhsan—at Salamis
dia\ pa/shs—throughent, an adverbial expression like a)po\ th=s i)/shs c. 15; a)po\（th=s）prw/ths, etc. (This is better than supplying new/s）
10. katastrw/mata—the Homeric ship was covered only fore and aft, the part