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ἐκ τῆς Μήλου. They learned of the expedition from the ships which had escaped at Melos (c. 39, § 3), but they would not therefore naturally look for it about Rhodes. The fact that they did so look is explained by the following words, ἤδη γὰρ ᾐσθάνετο κ.τ.λ.

περὶ τὴν . . . καὶ περὶ τὴν . . . The first three places form one terminus (hence also the one article only) and Lycia the other. From Chalce to the coast of Lycia is about 100 miles.

Σύμην καὶ Χάλκην islands near to, and N. and W.N.W. respectively of, Rhodes. The latter was also called Χαλκεία, which fact suggests the accentuation Χαλκῆν.

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