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τῶν Βοιωτῶν as Aeolian ξυγγενεῖς (iii. 2) of the Lesbians. Inf. c. 100, § 3, Ἀναξάνδρου Θηβαίου κατὰ τὸ ξυγγενὲς ἡγουμένου (sc. Μηθυμναίων).

παρεσκεύαζε The inf. παρασκευάζειν would have been expected. For a similar combination cf. v. 14, ξυνέβη ὥστε πολέμου μὲν μηδὲν ἔτι ἅψασθαι μηδετέρους, πρὸς δὲ τὴν εἰρήνην μᾶλλον τὴν γνώμην εἶχον (P-S).

Ἀλκαμένη τε . . . The clause with καὶ would naturally be e.g καὶ δέκα ναῦς ὑπισχνούμενος ὥσπερ καὶ οἱ Βοιωτοί. But the antithesis ships) (Alcamenes is otherwise expressed. 15 ἁρμοστὴν. Harmosts were sent by Sparta not only to subject states, but also to confederate cities. In Xen. Anab. v. 5, 19, the word is used without reference to Lacedaemon in the general sense praefectus.

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