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ἔργον—used in its vague, euphemistic sense, as in τὸ περὶ τὸν Ἴτυν ἔργον. [

Ἑλληνικὸν]—to be omitted, since there is no contrast between the doings of Greeks and of other men.

δοκεῖν—infin. of limitation; c. 49.3.

ὧν ἀκοῇ—cf. Herod. VII. 170 φόνος Ἑλληνικὸς μέγιστος οὗτος δὴ ἐγἐνετο πάντων ὧν ἡμεῖς ἴδμεν, of the destruction of the Tarentines and Rhegines by the Iapyges.

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