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Πάνορμον—just inside the straits, close to Rhium.
Παρέπλευσε δὲ—cf. c. 7, 1 for the anaphora. Ῥίον —c. 84, 4. ἐξω—Antirrhium and Rhium (Kastro Moreas) formed the entrance to the Gulf of Corinth. Phormio anchored W. of Antirrhium.
Ἑπτὰ—probably rather under the distance in those days. Thuc. judged by his eye. Strabo is still less exact; he calls the distance five stadia.
Ὁ πεζὸς—for ὁ π. στρατός. The ellipse of a masc. non-personal noun is rare: this one is found only in Herod. and Thuc. ἐπειδὴ καὶ—cf. et ipse common in Livy. εἶδον —sc. ὁρμισαμένους. Cf. c. 11, 8.
Ἐπὶ—c. 25, 3. μελετῶντες—absolute, only παρα- σκευαζόμενοι governing ναυμαχίαν. γνώμην ἔχοντες—with infin. like γνόντες. For the double partic. see c. 15, 2. οἱ μὲν—the subject subdivided; cf. c. 5, 3. πρὸς ἐκείνων—‘to their interest’; cf. c. 83, 2.
Ἔπειτα—answers ἐπὶ μὲν in 5. ποιῆσαι—‘to bring on,’ the act. of the generals; contrast c. 83, 3, mid. of the men. ἀπὸ τῶν Ἀ.—more formal than ἀπ᾽ Ἀθηναίων. ἔλεξαν—Intr. p. lviii.
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