27. ἐπεργασίαν —ἐπι-
denotes encroachment, as in ἐπινέμομαι
—he means the land between Megara and Attiea consecrated to the Eleusinian goddesses
28. τῆς ἀορίστου
—as Mr. Forbes says, this seems to be distinct from τῆς ἱερᾶας
, and may mean an undefined or neutral strip of land.
—this matter is parodied by Aristoph. in Acharn.
325 f.: runaway slaves from Attica found a refuge in Megara.
through the officials.
7. γνώμας σφίσιν αὐτοῖς προυτίθεσαν
—opened a debate,
a technical phrase applying properly to the president of the ecclesia (ἐπιστάτης
), who allowed the discussion.
10. ἐπ᾽ ἀμφότερα γιγνόμενοι
—ranging themselves on both sides,
i.e some taking the one view, some the other.
) μὴ ἐ
takes dat. of person.
14. λέγειν τε καὶ π. δ
—this explains πρῶτος
, and always denotes eapacity for public affairs.