previous next

.ἀνεκομίζοντο, ‘were meanwhile on their way back.’

ἑκκαίδεκα Cf. vi. 104 and vii. 7.

τὴν Λευκαδίαν properly ‘the territory of Leucas,’ but the name is apparently used indifferently with that of Λευκάς for the island itself. So Ρ̀οδία, etc.

φυλακὴν ἔχων τῶν . . . The article implies that these and other ships were naturally expected by the Athenians.

αἱ λοιπαὶ by partitive apposition takes up the construction begun with ἀποληφθεῖσαι. Strictly we should have ἀποληφθεισῶν καὶ κοπεισῶν.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide References (2 total)
  • Commentary references from this page (2):
    • Thucydides, Histories, 6.104
    • Thucydides, Histories, 7.7
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: