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[2] 25. γοῦν—cf. c. 2.5. Here ‘for example’ (? and there too).

Ἵππαρχον—there is a more detailed account of the matter in 6.54-59. Hdt. 5.55; Hdt. 6.123; Arist. Ath. Pol. c. 18. There are no discrepancies between this account and the statement of Herod. and Arist. (for the statement in the latter that Thessalus was half-brother of Hipparchus is not necessarily a contradiction of this); but there are several differences between the Aristotelian account and the longer account given in book vi.

1. ὑποτοπήσαντές τιfeeling some suspicion. (Some connect τί with μεμηνῦσθαι.) ὑποτοπῆσαι used by Thuc. only in aor. inf. or partic.

2. ἐκείνῃ τῇ ἡμέρᾳ καὶ π. with μεμηνῦσθαι, on that great day at the very moment, before they were to take action.

3. ἐκ ... μεμηνῦσθαι—the other places in Thuc. in which ε:κ practically=ὑπό are 2.49. 1; iii. 69. 1; v. 104; 6.36. 2. The use is Ionic, not found in Aristoph., and there are only doubtful traces of it in the orators.

5. πρὶν ξυλληφθῆναι ... κινδυνεῦσαιwishing to do something before they were arrested (and) then to take their chance. πρὶν ξ. goes with δράσαντές τι, and καί=‘on that condition.’

7. περὶ τὸ Αεωκόρειον ἐν μέσῳ τῷ Κεραμεικῷ (Harpocration), but inside the city. Meanwhile Hippias (according to 6.57) was marshalling the procession outside the gates. The Ath. Pol. however says that Hippias was awaiting the procession on the acropolis. The route of the procession was from the (outer) Ceramicus to the temple of Athcna Polias. As for the Leocorion, the story was that the three daughters of King Leos were sacrificed to Pallas to avert famine from Athens. The chapel is connected with the worship of Apollo as god of purification.

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