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ἐλθὼν εἰς ἱερόν: the Greeks, when an oath was to be peculiarly solemn, were wont to take it at some sacred place, as an altar (Andoc. I. 126 λαβόμενος τοῦ βωμοῦ ὤμοσεν).

The sons of Polycletus are wholly unknown. Obviously, however, they with their father are thought of as well known at Athens.

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