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116. 21. ταῖς μὲν ἑκ.—for the article cf. c. 10. 2.

24. τῶν Φοινισσῶν νεῶν—i.e. the Persian fleet that Pissuthnes might be expected to employ.

αἱ δ᾽ ἐπὶ Χίου—Sophocles the poet was στρατηγός of this sqnadron. See Jebb's Intr. to the Antigone.

25. περιαγγέλλουσαι βοηθεῖν—calling for the contingents they were entitled to. Chios and Lesbos were not entirely to he depended upon.

[2] 6. κρατοῦντεςbeing superior.

τρισὶ τείχεσι—intended to blockade the town on the three sides that did not face the sea. Why they built three separate walls is not explained.

[3] 10. ἐσαγγελθέντων—cf. δηλωθέντος c 74. 1, and for the plur. c. 7. 1.

ἐπ᾽ αὐτούς—i.e τοὺς Ἀθηναίους.

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