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Θηβαῖοι—removed by Classen, who maintained that the true subj. of ἔδοσαν is the Lac.; but cf. c. 58, 5 εί . . χώραν τὴν Πλαταιίδα Θηβαΐδα ποιήσετε. τὰ σφέτερα certainly seems to refer to the Thebans (cf. II. 2). (Herbst and Busolt defend the MS. reading.)

κατὰ στάσιν—the circumstances are unknown.

ἐκ τῶν θεμελίων—take with ᾠκοδόμησαν.

πρὸς τῷ Ἡραίῳ—the site of the Heraeum and remains of the νεὼς λίθινος have in all probability been discovered (Am. J. of Archacol. 1891). It is likely that the temple previously existing was pulled down and replaced by the new one mentioned here.

καταγώγιον—for those who came to worship at the temple: otherwise they would have had no shelter after the destruction of the city.

πανταχῇ is put with διακοσίων ποδῶν (200 ft. square) by some edd., but more prob. belongs to κύκλῳ=‘all round,’ as in VII. 79.

οἰκήματα—for sleeping: they were in two stories.

τοῖς ἄλλοις—instrumental, with κατασκευάσαντες.

τείχει—i.e. inside the city. The sacred precinct lay ‘before the city’ (Herod. IX. 61).

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