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ἐς Ἰσθμόν: to Poseidon (ch. 123. 2), to whom there was an early Doric temple in the Isthmian sacred enclosure (Paus. ii. 1. 7, with Frazer).

ἐπὶ Σούνιον: to Poseidon. The marble temple, some of whose pillars still remain, stands on an old temple of stone (cf. Frazer on Paus. i. 1).

For the dedication of ships cf. Thuc. ii. 84, 92. It was more usual to cut the prows off and dedicate them (cf. iii. 59. 3; Xen. Hell. ii. 3. 8; vi. 2. 36, and the ‘rostra’ at Rome).

ἀκροθίνια. The first-fruits or tithe (δεκάτη); cf. v. 77. 4; vii. 132. 2 n.; viii. 27. 5.

ἀνδριάς: an Apollo (Paus. x. 14. 5), though H. suppresses the name; cf. ch. 27. 5; i. 183. 2.

Ἀλέξανδρος χρύσεος. The existence of this statue is confirmed by Ps. Philip (Ep. 21 = Dem. 12. 21) Ἀλεξάνδρου τοῦ προγόνου πρώτου κατασχόντος τὸν τόπον (i. e. Amphipolis) ὅθεν καὶ τῶν αἰχμαλώτων Μήδων ἀπαρχὴν ἀνδριάντα χρυσοῦν ἀνέστησεν εἰς Δελφούς.

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