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ἐπλήρουν καὶ ἀ—see on c. 7.4. ἐπειδὴ δὲ κ.τ.λ.— “the first attack was made by land on the A. wall, clearly on the outer side, by the horsemen and others from the Olympieion.” Freeman , who views the whole engagement as fought south of Epipolae. But c. 54 l. 3 and c. 60.2 l. 9 prove that the attack began on Epipolae. οὔσης δὲ στενῆς—the pursuit was prob. near the Harbour. “In that swampy ground the solid path was narrow, and so was the entrance to the A. camp.” Freeman . ἵππους—apparently he does not know how many riders were killed. Donbtless in the confusion some escaped.
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