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Οἱ—the influence of the art. extends to Πελοπόννησον, so that ὄντες is attributive. ἔτι—where they were left c. 25. Σόλλιον—here Demosthenes landed in Aetolia in 426. It remained in the possession of Athens to the peace of Nicias. It appears to be S. of Astacns. τὴν γῆν καὶ πόλιν—the art. covers both nouns, they being inseparable. Cf. c. 64 ἡ λαμπρότης καὶ δόξα. νέμεσθαι—epexegetie, τὴν γῆν καὶ πόλιν being object to παραδιδόασι. Cf. c. 27, 2. Ἄστακον—near the mouth of the Achelous.
Κατὰ Ἀκαρνανίαν—‘opposite.’ Cf. Aristoph. Ran. 626 κατ᾽ ὀφθαλμοὺς = coram te. A rare use. τετράπολις— the Samaeans were the most important, and in ancient times gave their name to the state. In Od. I. 246 Cephallenia is ealled Same, in IV. 671 Samos. Παλῆς—the names of the people are given instead of the cities. Cf. c. 9, 4.
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