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Εἰσὶ—sc. οἱ Ζακύνθιοι. Cf. c. 26, 2. τῶν ἐκ— attraction of prep., due to ἄποικοι.
Ἐπέπλεον—‘were on board.’ Κνῆμος—c. 80 fol. ναύαρχος—an office held for a year. The admiral was almost as important as the kings, who commanded the land forces. His power increased when the Spartan navy became more important. ξυνεχώρουν—‘did not seem likely to yield,’ imperf. of uncompleted action. Cf. Eur. Her. Fur. 538 καὶ τἄμ᾽ ἔθνῃσκε τέκν᾽, ἀπωλλύμην δ᾽ ἐγώ.
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