14. ἀφεστηκότα—in a state of revolt.
16. ξυναφεστῶτα—not ‘with Perdiccas,’ but ‘together.’
18. τὸπρῶτον—this was their original purpose. The orders about Potidaea had been added subsequently.
20. ἄνωθεν—from the upper country.
Commentary on Thucydides Book 1. E. C. Marchant. 1905. London. MacMillan and Company, Ltd.
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