εἰς πλεῖστον πόλεως, to the greatest extent of all the citizens, i.e. more than any other Theban. εἰς as in “εἰς ὑπερβολήν, ἐς τὰ μάλιστα”, etc. (cp. “ἐπὶ πλέον”): the gen. after the superl. adv., as Ai. 502 “μέγιστον ἴσχυσε στρατοῦ”.
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