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ὥσπερ ἂν εἰ: see on 311 b. — Crison had conquered in the Olympic races, Ol. 83, 84 and 85 (448, 444, 440 B.C.), cf. Diod. xii. 5. 23, 29. In Legg. viii. 840 a his temperance is praised.

ἕπεσθαι: keep up with.

δολιχοδρόμων: see on 329 a. —

ἡμεροδρόμων: couriers, like Phidippides in Nep. Milt. c. 4 and Hdt. vi. 105. Hemerodromos (says Livy xxxi. 24) “vocant Graeci, ingens die uno cursu emetientes spatium.

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    • Herodotus, Histories, 6.105
    • Plato, Protagoras, 311b
    • Plato, Protagoras, 329a
    • Cornelius Nepos, Miltiades, 4
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