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2. ψήφισμα: this cannot be the trierarchic law itself, which was no ψήφις μα; but a decree passed after the ὑπωμοσία, which may have ordered the suspension of the law or have provided for the trial of the case.—καθ᾽ =secundum quod, ex quo, not propter quod (see West.).

3. τοὺς καταλόγους: the stupidity of the interpolator of the false documents never shows to greater advantage than in the two fragments of a pretended decree given as κατάλογοι in § 106. The real documents were two lists of citizens of various degrees of wealth, with statements of their assessments for the trierarchy under the old law and under the law of Demosthenes. The contrast between the two called forth the question with which § 107 begins. The document in § 105 is not a decree, but a memorandum.

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