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παῖδες τῶν Πεισιστρατιδέων: so also Ath. Pol. 19, copying Herodotus. Thucydides (vi. 55) says that Hippias alone had children (by his wife Myrrhine). Similarly, whereas H. speaks of the Pisistratidae stirring up the Persian king against Athens (vi. 94. 1, vii. 6. 2), Thucydides (vi. 59) names Hippias only.


ἐπ᾽ οἷσι, ‘on the terms asked by the Athenians’; cf. ch. 82. 3, vi. 108. 5.


Σίγειον. Cf. ch. 94 n.; Thuc. vi. 59.

ἄρξαντες ... ἔτεα: i. e. thirty-six years of actual power, excluding the years of exile.

For the chronology cf. i. 62 n.

For the genealogies of the Attic kings and nobility cf. ch. 62. 2 n.

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