—dat. of the ‘person judging,’ frequent in Thuc. The direct accus. instead of ἐς
is poetical, and occurs nowhere else in prose.
—when a city that was a colony founded a colony in turn, it was usual to choose a founder from the original mother-city.
τῶν ἀφ᾽ Ἡ
. depends on Φαλίος
, of the family of the Heraclidae.
—see crit. note. The gloss πόλις
is, of course, due to πολυάνθρωπος
. An obvious change would be δύναμις μ. καὶ
, but δύναμις πολυάνθρωπος
is surely a possible phrase, as δύναμις
power: cf. 33. 2 αὕτη（ἡ δύναμις）πάρεστιν αὐτεπάγγελτος
23. ἀπὸ πολέμου ... ἐφθάρησαν
—in consequence of a war with ... they became crippled.
24. τῆς δυνάμεως
depends on τῆς πολλῆς
, i.e. the idiom ἡ πολλὴ τῆς δ
. is used.
25. τὰ δὲ τελευταῖα ... πολέμου
—in the period immediately preceding this war.
—this conjecture seems required, since with ἀπελθόντες
(‘the departed exiles’) we miss a circumstantial partic. to ἐλῄζοντο
7. περιορᾶν φθειρομένους
—in c. 35. 4 περιορῶ
with infin. With infin. περιορῶ
occurs only in Herod. and Thuc., and =ἐῶ
: with partic. (pres. or aor. with different shade of meaning)=‘look on’ with indifference.