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εἶτα: as in i. 2. 26. ἐπιμελεῖται: takes cognizance of. ἀποδιδόντας: supplementary participle with περιορᾷ. ἐὰν δέ τις: correl. to ἄλλης μέν above. ἄρχειν: to serve as archon, technical term. Cf. βουλεύσας i. 1. 18. A law of Solon provided for a rigid examination into the ‘record’ of a candidate for the archonship, and if it was found that he had been guilty of violence or neglect toward his parents (εἰ τὸν πατέρα τύπτει, ἢ τὴν μητέρα, ἢ μὴ παρέχει οἴκησιν) he was excluded from all public office.—ὡς οὔτε ἂν τὰ ἱερὰ κτλ.: on the ground that the sacrifices would not be offered piously on behalf of the state if this man officiated. For the participle with ὡς, see on 3 and i. 1. 4. Obs. the emphatic repetition of τούτῳ, τοῦτον, τούτου. οὐδὲν ἄν: sc. πραττόμενον, to be const. like θυόμενα above. ἐξετάζει: investigates. δοκιμασίαις: on this whole subject, see Schömann, Antiq. of Greece, p. 403 ff. Cf. Pollux viii. 44.
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