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[2] 27. ποτε—in the first war with Aegina, 505-491 B.C.; hence ὑπὲρ τὰ Μηδικά=πρὸ τῶν Μηδικῶν, see c. 14. 2.

2. ἐπικράτησιν—the partiality of Thuc. for nouns in .σις formed from verbs is well known; some of them, like this and πρέσβευσις (c. 73), occur nowhere else in classical authors. A good example of the preference for nouns over verbs occurs at c. 137. 4 γράψας ... διάλυσιν: ἐνθύμησις, p. 117, l. 5.

4. οἷς for ἐν οἷς after ἐν καιροῖς, by a common idiom.

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