—sc. Olynthus; ἀπεῖχε
(see crit note) would be a common use of imperf. in giving geographical details; cf. e.g. 2.13 τοῦ ... τείχους στάδιοι ἦσαν κτλ
.; many exx. from Anabasis
is Kühner's n. on Anab. 1.4.9
. Of course the pres. is also possible, and ἔστι
favours it here. (The imperf. is equally used when the fact given implies the result of the writer's observation: so that it is not right to draw a distinction here.)
—sc. the ground between the two cities.
—to summon the troops from Olynthus.
—plup. in sense.
1. παρεγένοντο —ἐν τῇ μάχῃ