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Χωρὶς—‘besides.’ Cf. c. 24, 31, 97. χρυσίου— depends on ταλάντων below. ὅσα—sc. ἐστί. So c. 9, 4, 97 περί—‘used in.’ σκῦλα Μηδικὰ—sc. ὅσα ἐστί, but this might have been ἐν σκύλοις Μηδικοῖς. The throne of Xerxes and the sabre of Mardonius (Medus acinaces) were among them. οὐκ ἔλασσον ἢ π. ταλάντων—cf. IV. 72 παρόντος τοῦ στρατεύματος, ὁπλιτῶν οὐκ ἔλασσον ἑξακισχιλίων. The genitive of comparison does not follow ἔλασσον here, because ταλάντων is already in the genitive absolute, sc. ὑπαρχόντων from above.
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