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Μυσίωνκρημνῶν. The eastern boundary of the ancient Mysia, dividing it from Bithynia and Phrygia, is formed by the range of Olympus, which attains a height of about 8500 ft. The “κρημνοί” meant here are the lower spurs of Olympus, in the region of Ida. Teucer had gone on a foray (343 n.) to some of the upland towns or villages of the enemy.

στρατήγιον, the “κλισία” of Agamemnon. So in Il. 7. 382 an agora is held “νηὶ πάρα πρυμνῇ Ἀγαμέμνονος”. He was stationed near Odysseus, whose post, at the middle point of the naval camp ( Il. 11. 6), is mentioned as being near the place of assembly, judgment, and sacrifice; “ἵνα σφ᾽ ἀγορή τε θέμις τε ἤην, τῇ δὴ καί σφι θεῶν ἐτετεύχατο βωμοί” ( Il. 11. 807 f.). Hence μέσον here. The chiefs of the army had now met in front of these headquarters to hold a “βουλή” on the deed of Ajax; while the “λαοί” were gathered in “ἀγορά” around them. In Attic prose “στρατήγιον” means the council-chamber of the ten “στρατηγοί” (Aeschin. or. 2 § 85: or. 3. § 146).

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    • Aeschines, On the Embassy, 85
    • Aeschines, Against Ctesiphon, 146
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.6
    • Homer, Iliad, 11.807
    • Homer, Iliad, 7.382
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