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γενομένης ἐν χερσί—so ἐν χερσὶ γενόμενοι. In Lat. too both ad manus veniunt and ad manus pugna venit are found. τοῖς μἐν—dat. incommodi. καὶ τοῦτο—as well as their inexperience. ξυνεπιλαβέσθαι—αἴτιον φόβου γενέσθαι (Schol.). καὶ ὥρα ἔτους—‘merely the result of the season,’ which was late in the autumn. ὥρα ἔτους may refer to any season, but is most often used of the hot season. τοὺς δὲ ἀνθεστῶτας—‘the circumstance that the enemy did not give way.’ Cf. c. 46, 2.
τὸ κατὰ σφᾶς αὐτούς—viz. τὸ μέσον, c. 67, 1. For the κατά cf. Demosth. 57, 2 πρὸς τὴν κατ᾽ ἐκείνων αἰτίαν, οὐ πρὸς τὸ καθ̓ αὑτὸν ἕκαστος ἀγωνιζόμεθα.
ὅσον ἀσφαλῶς εἶχε—with ἐπακολουθήσαντες. πάλιν =back to their lines. ὡς ἐκ τῶν π—‘as well as they could.’ ὅμως—‘though defeated.’ σφῶν αὐτῶν . . τῶν χρημάτων—partitive gen.
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