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Βριλησσοῦ—Mt. Pentelicon, N.E. of Athens. See 3 below.
Χιλίους ὁπλίτας—10 for each ship, as usual. These marines were generally Thetes. Cf. VI. 43 They were called ἐπιβάται. Καρκίνος—related to the famous tragic poet of the same name, at whom Aristophanes jests several times. Πρωτέας—had been one of the commanders of the 10 ships sent to Coreyra in 433. Intr. p. lxvii.
Ὅσου—see c. 13, 7. Ὠρωπὸν—to get there from Pentelieon, they would pass the demes Cephisia, Aphidna and Oenoe, and cross the pass of Deeelea. τὴν Γραϊκὴν—the name of the coast opposite Eretria. It is probably the plaee whieh gave the name Graeci to the colonists of Italy. See Busolt, G. Gesch., I. p. 14 Ἀθηναῖοι ύπήκοοι—Oropus fell into the hands of Boeotia in 412 B.C. Thuc. leaves his note, made probably in 431, unaltered.
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