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ἐναγόντων—esp. Androcles and Thessalus, son of Cimon. μετὰ τοῦ αὐτοῦ λόγου . . δήμῳ—the edd. who retain the text explain καὶ τῆς ξυν. (1) as hendiadys with τοῦ αὐτοῦ λόγου, (2) ‘with the same plan as the conspiracy,’ which supposes an unparalleled attraction of case in τῆς ξυνωμοσίας, (3) καί explanatory, ‘that is to say’; and repeat μετά. It is, however, better to take καὶ τῆς ξυν. ἐπὶ τῷ δήμῳ together=τῶν ξυνωμοτῶν ἑπὶ τῷ δ.: the outrage is done (1) with the same object, viz. the destruction of the constitution, (2) in collusion with the conspirators. The omission of the second μετά is not without parallel, VII. 60, 4 ἐξ ἀναγκαίου τε καὶ τοιαύτης διανοίας, and c. 37, 2 ἐκ σκηνιδίων καὶ ἀναγκαίας παρασκευῆς, where the two nouns are dissimilar. ἐπί ‘against’ w. dat. is poetical.
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