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[8] 15. ἐγγιγνομένουbeing spent over the matter. Cf. χρόνος ἐνέσται p. 61 l. 17.

17. τοῖς ἐννέα ἄρχουσι—Megacles the Alcmaeonid was one of them.

18. αὐτοκράτορσι—without reference to the assembly.

19. ἄριστα—adj., sc. εἶναι, like ἄμεινόν ἐστι, for this is merely plur. for sing.

τότε δέ—the ten στρατηγοί did not as yet exist, and the archons were appointed (not elected by lot) by the Areopagus. In the time of Thuc. their duties were almost entirely judicial.

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