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ἐπῆλθεν—cf. Aeschin. 2, 62 ἐπῄει χρόνος.

ἔξω—outside the gates, i.e. in the (afterwards) outer Cerameicus, outside the Thriasian gate, later Dipylon, or double gateway through which the Sacred Way passed. At a later time the Pompeium, a building in which the things used in the Panathenaic procession were kept, stood just inside the gate. There seems to be no distinction between ‘outer’ and ‘inner’ Cerameicus before the walls of Themistocles were built. Thuc. describes Hippias as marshalling the procession outside; the conspirators rush inside and kill Hipparchus. The Ath. Pol, however, says that Hippias was waiting to receive the procession on the Acropolis. Thuc. in 1, 21 says that Hipparchus was marshalling the procession when he was killed, and with that account the Ath. Pol. agrees. The route of the procession was from the gate through the inner Cerameicus to the temple of Athena Polias.

ἕκαστα—‘the details.’

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