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2. ἑπτακόσια στάδια, about 80 miles: see note on § 195.5. 3. γενέσθαι: sc. ἐποίησε. By ὁρίοις he means the further confines of Boeotia. 4. λῃστὰς: see note on § 145.6, and for pirates in general [VII.] 3, 4, 14, 15. The rescue of Oreus and Eretria from Philip (§§ 79, 87) prevented Euboea from being a nest for plunderers.—φέρειν καὶ ἄγειν: the common term for general plundering. 5. ἐκ θαλάττης, on the side of the sea, with reference to ἐκ τῆς Εὐβοίας. 6. τὸν Ἑλλήσποντον: for the Hellespont and Byzantium in 340 B.C. see §§ 80, 87, 88, 93, 94, and Hist. §§ 53—55.
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