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1 The precise meaning of this phrase is disputed. See the authorities cited in the next note.
2 On this law consult Hermann-Thalheim, Rechtsalterthüfmer, pp. 68 ff., with the authorities there cited. It is quoted, in part, also in Dem. 44.68, and is frequently referred to by Isaeus. See Wyse's note on Isaeus 2.13, and Savage, The Athenian Family, p. 119. Observe that, while the law has to do with those adopted into the family, our pleader makes it refer to those adopted as citizens.
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