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τὸν θεὸν ἐπήροντο—the usual custom before sending out a colony.

περιοίκων—the descendants of the old Achaean stock, without political rights, living mainly by trade. They were largely drawn upon for military service outside Peloponnese.

Ἀχαιῶν—some Achaeans afterwards settled there notwithstanding.

Ἀλκίδας—c. 16, etc.

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