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The Athenians support the revolt of the Egyptians against the Persians with 200 ships. Ἰνάρως: acc. to Hdt. vii.7.6, Inaros began his insurrection with the assassination of the Persian governor, Achaemenes, the brother of Xerxes, who had been sent there after the suppression of the revolt of B.C. 486. Psammitichus is probably the βασιλεὺς τῆς Λιβύης mentioned as friendly to the Athenians by the Schol. on Ar. Vesp. 718. Μαρείας: Marea, on the southern bank of Lake Mareotis. Pharus, the island off the Canopic mouth of the Nile, afterwards united by a mole with Alexandria, and famous for its lighthouse. Thuc. uses this well-known place to define the position of Marea.—ὑπέρ: with gen., above, further inland. Cf. c. 112. 9; 137. 16. Ἀρταξέρξου: (some Mss. have Ἀρτοξέρξου here; c. 137. 21; iv.50.14) succeeded Xerxes B.C. 465. See on c. 137. 21. ἐπηγάγετο: see on c. 3. 9. Cf. c. 114. 7; iii.34.8; 82. 5. οἱ δὲ...γάρ : see on c. 31. 7.— στρατευόμενοι: probably, after the reduction of a large portion of the island (c. 94. 5), an Athenian force had been stationed there. ἀναπλεύσαντες: i.e. up stream. Cf. Hdt. ii.4.19, ἀνάπλοος ἀπὸ θαλάσσης ἀνὰ τὸν ποταμόν. τῶν δύο μερῶν : i.e. of three. See on c. 74. 6. οἱ μὴ ξυναποστάντες: i.e. εἴ τινες μὴ ξυναπέστησαν.
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