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καθ᾽ ὅσον . . . αὐτοῦ=κατὰ τοσοῦτο αὐτοῦ ὅσον . . . ἑώρα ‘at that part which faced the city.’ Gylippus would attack the inner side of the A. lines, the troops from the Olympieium the outer side. ὸρᾶν πρὸς=spectare ad. For οἱ ἀπὸ τοῦ . see c. 4.6.

γυμνητεία = οἱ γυμνῆτες. They were armed with swords. So Eur. Andr. 1119 uses ἀτευχὴς of one who has laid aside his weapons of defence, but retains his sword.

προσῄει—attracted into the number of γυμνητεία.

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