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1 The reference is to the hostilities between Athens and Thebes in the period between the battle of Leuctra （371 B.C.） and the battle of Mantinea （362 B.C.）.
2 See note a on p. 202 of vol. 1.
3 The ὕβρεως γραφή was a public indictment for wanton outrage. It was a criminal charge, and involved the penalty of a fine payable to the State, or, in extreme cases, even the penalty of death. It was far more serious than a charge of common assault （αἰκείας δίκη）. See Dem. 54.1
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