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: a quality which, refers to φιλόνικος. Cf. 5. 3.

κεχορήγηκε: it was the duty of the χορηγός to equip and train a chorus to represent his tribe (φυλή) at public festivals. This was one of the regular public services (λειτουργίαι) imposed on wealthy citizens. See on ii. 7. 6.

μὰ Δία: see on i.4.9.

τὲ καί: the Eng. idiom uses a simple and. Cf. iii. 7. 4; iv. 4. 12. So Cicero (Tusc. Disp. v. 3. 9) similem sibi videri vitam hominum et mercatum eum qui haberetur maximo ludorum apparatu totius Graeciae celebritate.

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