—cf. c. 80. 4
—after the battle of Oenophyta, the democratic party in Boeotia had driven out the anti-Athenian oligarclis. But the exiles had recovered some of their lost power.
13. καὶ ἀνδραποδισαντες
—there is no sufficient ground for omitting these words (see crit. note); that a scribe copied them from c. 98
is very unlikely. It is remarkable that Athens should have taken such drastic measures against a place in the heart of Greece and so near.
—sc. ἐν αὐτῇ
, unless ἐγ-
should be read (if Thuc. wrote in the old Attic alphabet, ἐγ
would be nearly identical with the last two letters of φυλακήν
); cf. c. 115. 3