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δωρεήν must be left out or altered to χώρην, and put before μισθόν.

No doubt Histiaeus, and Aristagoras after him (ch. 124 f.), hoped to turn the great natural advantages of the district (ch. 11 n.) to good account. But the idea of a great Graeco-barbarian power in Thrace strong enough to be a danger to the Persian empire is strange.

οἰκηίῳ: either ‘within your own land’ (cf. Thuc. i. 118), or better, ‘of your own making.’

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