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ἐξ ἑνὸς κακοῦ. Other chariots were close upon the Aenian and the Barcaean. The foremost of these collided with each other in the effort to avoid the wreck, and meanwhile those which were in the rear ran into them. Thus the words ἔθραυε καὶ ἐνέπιπτε vividly describe the process.

ναυαγίων: cp. [Dem. ] or. 61 § 29 “ἐν τοῖς ἱππικοῖς ἀγῶσιν ἡδίστην θέαν παρέχεται τὰ ναυαγοῦντα.

Κρισαῖονπέδον (not “πεδίον”), not the whole Crisaean plain, but the whole hippodrome: cp. n. on 699.

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