14. εὐθὺς τότε
—at the time that the tripod was offered.
—although the offensive inscription was removed.
ἀδίκημα καὶ τότ᾽ ἐδόκει εἶναι
—(this act) was thought even at that time to be a crime.
The subject of ἐδόκει
, the act of having the couplet inseribed. τότ᾽
was first adopted by Classen for τοῦτ᾽
, and καὶ ἐπεί γε δὴ ἐν τούτῳ καθειστήκει
requires it as a contrast of time
: also there is no point in καὶ τοῦτ᾽
, as no other offence of P. in earlier times has been mentioned to justify καί
. Stem inserts τοῦτο
, but this is not necessary.
18. ἐπεί γε δὴ ἐν τούτῳ καθειστήκει
when he was accused of ‘Medism.’ ὲπεί γε δή
is more emphatie than ἐπειδή
25. οὐδὲ τῶν ... πιστεύσαντες
—an explanation of οὐδ᾽ ὥς