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Σχόντες—cf. c. 33, 3. Φειὰν—now Katakolo, the landing-place for visitors to Olympia. ἐπὶ δύο ἡ—cf. c. 86, 5. A rare use of ἐπί. Cf. Andoc. II. 8 λύπας ἐπὶ χρόνον πλεῖστον φέρειν. τῆς κοίλης Ἤλιδος—the physieal conditions of the eountry as well as the feud between Elis and Pisatis over the management of the games dating from the 7th cent. B.C., prevented any real union in this district. The N. part, in the valley of the Peneus, was ἡ κοιλή, and was taken by the Aetolian Epeans or ϝαλεῖοι (Lat. vallis) from the earlier population. λογάδας—Ionie for ἐπιλέκτους, used by no other Attic prose writer. Eur. Hec. 544. Suidas s.v. λογάδην. αὐτόθεν—i.e. from the neighbourhood of Pheia itself, whieh, being in Pisatis, belonged to the περιοικίς. ἐκ τῆς περιοικίδος—epexegesis of αὐτόθεν, but also showing that the relieving party was drawn not merely from the immediate neighbourhood of Pheia, but from Pisatis and Triphylia generally (ἡ περιοικίς, the sense being political not geographical).
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