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[3] 23. οἱ νῦν—meaning not that the Boeotians had changed their name, but the Boeotians ‘as we know them now,’ i.e. as inhabiting all Boeotia, instead of dwelling partly in Thessaly and partly in Boeotia.

ἑξηκοστῷ ἔτει—the instances seem to be chosen in order to show that disturbances continued for a long period after the war.

μετὰ Ἰλίου ἅλωσιν—the art. replaced by a gen., as in διὰ χρόνου πλῆθος c. 1. 2.

26. ἀποδασμός—i.e. a part that had voluntarily separated from the main body, not ἀνάσταντες, like the rest. The word only here in Attic; but cf. “Φωκέες ἀποδάσμιοιHdt. 1.146.1.

27. ἀφ᾽ ὧν—the plur. κατὰ σύνεσιν. The ref. is to Il. 2.494, where the Boeotians, however, possess the chief cities of Boeotia.

2. ἔσχον—cf. σχεῖν, c. 9. 2.

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