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The Corinthians as well as the Corcyraeans erect a trophy.

παρεσκευάζοντο: impf. of the time which elapsed before their de parture, c. 55. 1, during which τροπαῖον ἔστησαν aor.

τοῖς ἐν τῇ ἠπείρῳ: cf. c. 50. 15; τοῖς ἐν τῇ νήσῳ, 8. See on c. 47. 5.

τά τε ναυάγια καὶ νεκρούς: here and in 15 taken together with the art. τά as constituting one notion (see on c. 6. 1 and c. 143. 23), as also the following τὰ ἐξενεχθέντα refers to both. The clauses τά τε ναυάγια κτἑ. and 7, καὶ τροπαῖον ἀντέστησαν κτἑ. are parallel to the two preceding about the Corinthians, and this is enforced by ἀντέστησαν. See on c. 50. 18.—ἀνείλοντο: the collection of the corpses (not ὑποσπόνδους, i.e. without applying to the enemy for permission) was understood as a sign that the field was still maintained, and therefore of victory, which at sea under particular circumstances, as here, might be claimed by both parties.

ὑπὸ τοῦ ῥοῦ καὶ ἀνέμου: one article for both nouns, which is the less felt because the gender as well as the direction and activity of both is the same. —γενόμενος: often used of the phenomena of nature, ὕδωρ, βρονταὶ καὶ ἀστραπαί, σεισμός. Cf. c. 101. 5; ii.5.5; 77. 23; iii.87.9; iv.75.17; vi.70.2; viii.41.10. So also ἡμέρα and νύξ.

γνώμῃ τοιᾷδε: the adj. gains force from position. See on c. 1. 6.

μέχρι νυκτός: cf. c. 50. 20.— 11. προσκομίσασθαι: mid. conveyed to their side, without further designation of place. But c. 50. 13, προσκομίσαι πρὸς τὰ Σύβοτα.

οὐκ ἐλάσσους : = ὀλίγῳ πλείους, as is seen in c. 55. § 1. Cf. ii.31.10; iii.68.14; 75. 22; 87. 7; vi.25.7; vii.75.27; 87. 19. The number given states the limit which may be exceeded but must be reached: at least.

μάλιστα: see on c. 13. 11.—καὶ ἐπειδὴ Ἀθηναῖοι ἠλθον: this clause, as also the corresponding one in 18, separates sharply between the two aspects of the occurrences of the two days: (a) favourable for the Corcyreans, (1) the destruction of 30 ships on the Corinthian right wing, c. 49. § 5; (2) the recovery of their dead, c. 54. § 1. (b) unfavourable for the Corinthians, (1) their retreat on the evening of the first day when they had got sight of (ἰδόντες) the Athenian ships, c. 51. § 1; (2) their refusal to renew the engagement after the Athenians had joined the Corcyraeans, c. 52. § 2, 3. See App.

τῇ προτεραίᾳ: see on c. 44. 2.

ἀντεπέπλεον: for the form, see on c. 50. 19; for the fact, see c. 52. § 2, 3.

οὕτω: corresponds to γνώμῃ τοιᾷδε of 9.

νικᾶν: inf. of the impf. ἐνίκων. See on c. 13. 32. For this use of νικᾶν, be victorious, cf. iii.8.5; vii.34.24. Kr. Spr. 53, 1, 3.

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