belonging to the next line: e)n a)ntipo/rqmois pe/di'
e)/xous' eu)dai/mona. As it stands in the text, the line
implies that Calydon was in Peloponnesus, which of course it was not. The meaning then is:
“This is the land of Calydon, with its fertile plains in the
country over against Peloponnesus” （Peloponnesus” （on the opposite side of the
strait, near the mouth of the Corinthian gulf）.
This is Calydon, territory of the land of Pelops;
for by a division of this kind it is possible to suppose the contrary
of the fact, as in the example, that Calydon is in Peloponnesus.
A period may be composePeloponnesus.
A period may be composed of clauses, or simple.
The former is a complete sentence, distinct in its parts and easy to repeat in a
breath, not divided like the period in the line of Sophocles above, but when it
is taken as a whole.It does not consist in
simply dividing off any words from the context as the speaker pleases, but