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ἀπὸ Δηλίου. For this famous battle in Boeotia (424 B.C.), when the Athenians under Hippocrates were routed by the Thebans under Pagondas, see Thuc. IV. 76 ff., Bury's Hist. Gr. pp. 442—3.

καὶ Λάχης. Cp. Lach. 181 B. Athenaeus (V. 329 ff.) perversely contends that Socr. took part in no battle.

περιτυγχάνω. Cp. Hermann on Ar. Nub. 196, “ἐπιτυγχάνειν dicitur qui quaerit, περιτυγχ. qui non quaerens in aliquid incidit.”

κάλλιον ἐθεασάμην. “I got a finer view of”: cp. Rep. 467 E ἐφ᾽ ἵππων... κάλλιστά τε θεάσονται...καὶ ἀσφαλέστατα κτλ.

ἐν φόβῳ. Cp. 197 D.

ἔμφρων. “Cool,” “collected”; cp. Ion 535 B πότερον ἔμφρων εἶ, ἔξω σαυτοῦ γίγνει; Laws 791 B ἀντὶ μανικῶν...ἕξεις ἔμφρονας ἔχειν.

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