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Λίχας who had been so firm in his demands, c. 43, § 3. αὐτοῖς viz. with these proceedings. καὶ δουλεύειν answered by καὶ ἐπιθεραπεύειν. δουλεύειν is a strong term, but applicable to the present subjection of the Milesians, who are no longer a free Greek state. Cf. c. 46, § 3, ξυγκαταδουλοῦν ἐκείνῳ (sc. to Tissaphernes) ὅσοι ἐν τῇ βασιλέως Ἕλληνες οἰκοῦσιν. ἐπιθεραπεύειν, ‘furthermore to court his favour.’ ἐπι- has the sense of ultro. The same word has a different meaning in c. 47, § 1. ὠργίζοντό τε . . . καὶ ὕστερον ὕστερον with ἀποθανόντα (= ἐπεὶ ὕστερον ἀπέθανεν). as the position shows.
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