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ὕστερον—it was not sent at once, c. 25. τι πέμψουσινὅστις because of the purpose.

ἐπήγγελλον—a technical word for sending out a formal notice, which may amount to a command. Cf. περιαγγἐλλω.

ναύαρχον—an office held for a year. The admiral in war was almost as important as the kings, who eommanded the land-forces. His power increased when the Spartan navy became greater.

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