The account of the Boeotian plot is now resumed from chs. 76 and 77; many of the words and phrases there used being repeated in this chapter.
—‘was to be given up’, according to arrangement: cf. ch. 76. 15, ἐνεδίδοσαν
. For the meaning and construction of ἀπαντῆσαι
cf. ch. 77, 16.
διαμαρτίας τῶν ἡμερῶν
—this might easily arise as each state had its own calendar: cf. ch. 119, 3. ἐς ἅς
—the prep. denotes an appointment made for some future day: Plat. Hip. ma. 286 B
. μέλλω ἐπιδεικνύναι εἰς τρίτην ἡμέραν
: Cic. Ep. Att. xvi. 16
, admonuit ut pecuniam ad diem solverent.
—of harassing by a simultaneous attack; as we say ‘effecting a diversion’: cf. ch. 80, 4, εί ἀντιπαραλυποῖεν. προκαταλαμβάνονται
—‘is secured, or occupied beforehand’: ch. 1, 4.