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Ἦρξαν—ingressive, as ἀρχθῶσι c. 8, 4.

Σεύθου— nephew of Sitalces.

βασιλεύσας—ingressive, as c. 15, 2. Coutrast c. 80, 6.

δύναμις—sc. ἦν, ‘amounted in all to about.’

δῶρα—not voluntary, but like Edward IV.'s benevoleuces.

ὅσα—see c. 13, 4. Cf. I. 16. λεῖα—‘plain,’ unembroidered. κατασκευήὑφαντά etc. are reckoned among these ‘effects.’

αὐτῷ—emphatic.

παραδυναστεύουσι—‘princes.’

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