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Εἴκοσι—the Peloponnesians had 77 ships (c. 86, 4); as the right wing consists of 20 ships 4 abreast, the rest of the lines were probably so arranged that every fifth line consisted of only 3 ships abreast instead of 4, which would give 3 groups each consisting of 19 ships. ταύτῃ—‘in this direction,’ towards Naupactus. διαφύγοιεν—into the open part of the gulf, eastwards. πλέοντα τὸν ἐπίπλουν—‘the attacking line when it bore down on them.’ Cf. 4 below ἐπιστρέψαντες τὰς ναῦς μετωπηδὸν ἔπλεον.
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