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τῶν ὁλκάδων—depends on κομιδῆς. ὡς ἐπὶ ναυμαχίᾳ—Thuc. uses also ὡς ἐπὶ ναυμαχίαν. Similarly ἐπὶ is used with either the gen. or dat. of place in the same phrases. ἔτι—of additional ships. ἐλάσσους . . . τῶν Ἀττικῶν νεῶν—this might have been ἐ. τῶν Ἀθηναίων, i.e. ἢ τοῖς Ἀθηναίοις. Cf. VIII 53 ναῦς οὐκ ἐλάσσους σφῶν ἔχουσι. κατα Ἐρινεὸν—east of Rhium, which, with Antirrhium on the opposite coast, commanded the entrance to the Gulf. Had the Corinthians been superior in numbers, they would have lain off Rhium, S. W. of Naupactus, and have tried to shut in the A.
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