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Ὡς ... ταξάμενον]—by no means in accordanee with the desultory nature of Archidamus' operations. On λέγεται, see c. 57, 1.

ἐς τὸ πεδίον—the Attic plain.

ἐκείνῃ τῇ ἐσβολῇ—temporal. See c. 13, 9, 57, 2. Rutherford, Syntax, p. 68.


Τμηθῆναι—the infinitive after περιορᾶν is found only in Herod. and Thuc.; π. then = ἐᾶν, the notion of perception or want of it being lost. Cf. c. 18, 5. M. T. 903, 6.


Ἐνστρατοπεδεῦσαι—for ἐν in compounds with ad- verbial force, cf. c. 44, 1.

μέρος—see c. 21, 3. There were probably heroes of Marathon to be found among the Acharnians, who were by no means inclined to see their vines cut down without a blow being struck. The deme was proud of its distinction in war. See Aristoph. Ach. 180.

ὁρμήσειν —transitive, governing τοὺς πάντας.


Τοιαύτῃ μὲν—resuming and dismissing γνώμῃ τοιᾷδε in 1 above. Cf. 9, 1 and 6.

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