—see on c. 13. 3
22. ἐπὶ τῇ ... ἰέναι
—epexegesis of ἀποικίαν
, and governed by ἐκήρυσσον
. For the dat. fem. in adverbial phrase cf. c. 15. 2
. The new colonies were to have equal rights with the old.
24. ἐθέλει ... βούλεται
is right, the two moods are combined in O.O.
, and there is no change of meaning. It should be noticed that the Laurentian
: for the change of indic. after εἰ
to optat. is rare, but occurs occasionally, as in Lys. vii. 34 προσῆλθον λέγων ὅτι ... ἕτοιμός εἰμι, εἴ τινα βούλοιτο
. In Thuc. 8.89. 3 εἰ μὴ ἤκοιεν
represents εἰ μὴ ἥκουσι
—the Cor. drachma was about two-thirds of the value of the Attic.
—oblique for μενέτω
— partitive; there were four πόλεις
in Cephallenia, of which Pale was one.