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τοιούτου κτλ.—cf. c. 71. 1.

9. δηλωθέντος—cf. c. 76. 2.

ἐν ταῖς ναυσὶ ... ἐγένετο—cf. e.g. Soph. OT 314 ἐν σοὶ γάρ ἐσμεν.

13. ξυνετώτατον—again of Themistocles in c. 138; cf. 6.39 φημὶ ... βουλεῦσαι ἂν βέλτιστα τοὺς ξυνετούς. τὸ συνετὸν θεὸς δίδωσιν says Euripides.

14. ἐς τὰς τετρακοσίαςto make up the total of 400. Herod. gives 378 as the total, Aeschylus (Pers. 339) 310; cf. Dem. de Cor..238 τριακοσίων οὐσῶν τῶν πασῶν, τὰς διακοσίας πόλις παρέσχετο. Herod. also puts the number provided by Athens at 200. There is therefore an exaggeration here. (Some edd. read τριακοσίας.)

15. τῶν δύο μοιρῶν—in fractions when the denominator exceeds the numerator by 1, the larger number is omitted; cf. c. 10.

16. αἰτιώτατος ναυμαχῆσαι—instead of τοῦ ν., as Antiphon v. 23 ἐγὼ αἴτιος ἦν πεμφθῆναι ἄγγελον. When the Peloponnesians in the fleet wanted to retreat to the Isthmus, Them. sent a false message to Xerxes to the effect that now was his chanee to destroy the Greeks. The king then attacked the Greeks from the south. See on p. 121 l. 23.

17. καὶ αὐτόνδιὰ τοῦτο=δι᾽ after ὅπερ: see c. 10. 3 (or αὐτοί—sce erit. note, ‘you yourselves admitted how great a service he had rendered’). Cf. Herod. 8.33 of the visit of Them. to Sparta, μοῦνον δὴ τοῦτον πάντων ἀνθρώπων ... Σπαρτιῆται προέπεμψαν.

18. ἄνδρα ξ.—though ... τῶν ... ἐλθόντων with μάλιστα. Them. was presented with an olive wreath and a chariot at Sparta, and was escorted to the frontier by 300 mounted Spartans.

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