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αἵ τε—answered by καὶ ὁ Γύλιππος below. καὶ Ἀμπρακιωτῶν—the art. (αἱ) is not repeated, as often in Thuc.; cf. c. 14 τά τε ὄντα καὶ ἀπαναλισκόμενα. 6 τὸ λοιπὸν—with τοῦ ὲγ. τείχους. μέχρι τοῦ Εὐρυήλου—it was carried so far to prevent an enemy from approaching by the western ascent to Epipolae.
ἐς τὴν ἄλλην Σ. ἐπὶ ς. ᾤχετο—Cf. Herod. VII. 193 ἐπὶ τὸ κῶας ἔπλεον ἐς Αἶαν. στρατιάν τε—answered by καὶ τῶν πόλεων. καὶ ναυτικὴν—intending to collect one both naval and military. μὴ πρόθυμος ἦν=τὰς μὴ π. οὔσας, any that were not (then) eager. Cf. [Dem.] 11, 4 τῶν φίλων . . . τοὺς δὲ μηκέτι προθύμους εἶναι συναγωνίστας.
ἄλλοι—exclusive use, πρέσβεις being contrasted with Gylippus. τρόπῳ ᾧ ἂν—for ᾧ ἂν τρόπῳ; unusual order, found also in [Dem.] 47, 33 τρόπῳ ᾧ ἂν δυνώμεθα ἐπιμεταπεμπομένων—sending for fresh troops. Cf. ἑπιπέμπειν c. 15.
ἐπλήρουν καὶ ἀνεπειρῶντο—so c. 51; Dem. 51.5 ἐπεπλήρωτό μοι καὶ πάντες ἑωρᾶθ᾽ ὑμεῖς ἀναπειρωμένην τὴν ναῦν. Diod. 13, 8 τὰς ἀναπείρας ἐποιοῦντο. The technical expression for practising manœuvres. ἐπέρρωντο—opposite of ἀρρωστεῖν. Both have a physical and a moral sense. Cf. II. 8 ἔρρωντο ἐς τὸν πόλεμον.
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