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ἄπιστοι γ. τοῖς ἀλ.] ‘have been disbelieved because they told the truth’: τοῖς ἀληθέσιν, a somewhat harsh instrumental dative, ‘by the truth’,=τῷ τὰ ἀληθῆ λέγειν. — δηλῶσαι αὐτά, to prove, establish their story, which, though really true, seemed improbable.

ἐπὶ τοῖς τῶν κατηγ. λόγ.] ‘dependent upon’. αὐτὰ τὰ ἔργα, ‘the actual facts’: ἀλήθεια τῶν πραγμάτων, ‘the true version’ of the story. Cp. Tetr. Β. β. § 2, δόξα τῶν πραχθέντων, opposed to ἀλήθεια.

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