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τὸν μέγαν λιμένα—it contained docks, probably built by Gelon. ἀπιέναι—for the change from ὅτι to infin., where the infin. contains an exhortation, cf. Andoc. 1, 41 εἰπεῖν ὴμᾶς ὅτι δεδογμένον εἴη . . ἕνα αὐτὸν ἡμῶν εἷναι, ‘he was to be one of us.’ Thuc. IV. 50 πέμψαι=mitterent. This use of the infin. is also common in O.R. in the terms of laws, prayers, and the like, the subject being accus.: this must be distinguished from the rare use of the infin. as imper. with nom. subject, as in v. 9 σὺ . . ἐπεκθεῖν. It must probably be admitted that this infin. with accus. depends in O.R. and O.O. alike on the general idea of an order, or agreement, or prayer, and is identical with the infin. after λέγω in the sense of ‘order’; cf. II. 2 ἀνεῖπεν ὀ κῆρυξ . . τίθεσθαι. But with the nom the infin. is independent, as in our own use on notices. άπιέναι here is clearly connected with κηρῦξαι, as ἐπεὶ ἐκηρύχθη shows.
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