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τε ... τοῖς τε —the double τε as in c. 22, 1 and 84 marking parallelism.

ὑποσχόμενος—‘made promises.’ What these were is unknown. Intr. p. lxxix.

τῷ πολέμῳ —Cl. proposes τοῦ πολέμου, but probably Thuc. means κατ᾽ ἀρχὰς τοῦ πολέμου πιεζόμενον αὐτῷ; for in 432 B.C. Athens had made alliance with Philip and was at war with him till August 431 B.C., c. 29, 6.

Φίλιππον—formerly king of upper Macedonia, c. 100, 3; expelled by Perdiccas. He had recently died.

ἐπὶ βασιλείᾳ—purpose, as ἐπ᾽ ὠφελίᾳ c. 29, 3.

καταλύσειν—c. 29, 5.

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