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127. 17. πρῶτονfirst and foremost. δῆθεν shows this is sarcastic.

19. κατὰ τὴν μητέρα—the family tree is as follows:— Megacles, the Archon Alcmaeon Megacles, opponent of Peisistratus Ariphron Cleisthenes τὴν δημοκρατίαν Agariste m. Xanthippus καταστήσας Pericles Ariphron

20. ῥᾷον <ἄν>—the addition of ἄν is necessary; cf. c. 57. 5. There is no ex. of pres. in fut. sense after νομίζω (Stahl, Q.G. pp. 6 f.).

22. παθει_ν ἂν ... οἴσειν—the aor with ἄν expresses a contingency, the fut. a certainty. The subject of οἴσειν is prob. αὐτό or τὸ πρᾶγμα supplied in sense.

[2] 23. ὡςsince.

24. τὸ μέροςpartly; cf. p. 66 l. 9.

[3] 26. ἄγων τὴν πολιτείαν—cf. 2.65 of Pericles τὸ πλῆθος ἦγε. In Ath. Pol. c. 27 τὴν π. ἄγειν εἰς αὑτούς=to get political power into their own hands.

2. τὸ ἀπὸ Τ. ἄγοςthe pollution resulting from (the affair of) Mt. Taenarus.

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