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[299] ἐμπέφυκεν a divine gift of prophecy: Hdt. 9.94 (of the seer Evenius) καὶ μετὰ ταῦτα αὐτίκα ἔμφυτον μαντικὴν εἶχε.

ἀνθρώπων μόνῳ above all other men: cp. Soph. OC 261μόνας ... σώζειν οἵας τε κ.τ.λ.,” Athens, above all other cities, can save: Isoc. 14.57ὀφείλετε δὲ μόνοι τῶν Ἑλλήνων τοῦτον τὸν ἔρανον,unice (though others owe it also).

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