τούτων (sc. “τῶν νομίμων”)... τὴν δίκην, the penalty belonging to these laws: i.e. the penalty of breaking them. The emphasis on τούτων shows that, like “ταῦτα” just before, it refers to the “νόμιμα”: we cannot, therefore, render, ‘the penalty of such an act’ (sc. “τοῦ ὑπερδραμεῖν”). ἐν θεοῖσι, the forensic “ἐν”, denoting the tribunal: Plat. Legg. 916B “διαδικαζέσθω δὲ ἔν τισι τῶν ἰατρῶν”: Gorg. 464D “εἰ δέοι ἐν παισὶ διαγωνίζεσθαι”: Lys. or. 13 § 35 “ὁ δὲ δῆμος ἐν τῷ δικαστηρίῳ ἐν δισχιλίοις ἐψηφίσατο” (sc. “ποιεῖν τὴν κρίσιν”). Cp. O. T. 677 “ἐν...τοῖσδ”', n.
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