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29. δισχιλίοις—the number is puzzling, as in c. 27. 2 the Cor. are said to be pieparing to send 3000.

12. ἐπίfor, not ‘against.’ ἐναντία, internal accus, as adv.; cf. c. 6. 6.

19. τὸ ἱερὸν Ἀπόλλωνοςthe celebrated temple of Ἀπόλλων Ἄκτιος, best known to us from its connexion with the battle of Actium.

[3] 21. προύπεμψαν—before taking hostile action.

23. ζεύξαντες—probably this means that they inserted new cross-beams, called ζυγώματα or ζυγά, connecting one side of the ship with the other. (The ζυγώματα. however, may be ribs, σταμῖνες.) This has nothing to do with undergirding, which, as Mr. Forbes says, would be ζώσαντες.

24. ἐπισκευάσαντεςoverhauled to see if repairs were needed.

[4] 27. τεσσαράκοντα—see c. 25. 4.

[5] 2. παρὰ πολύ—always with a word implying comparison; cf. παρὰ πολὺ ἡσσηθέντες 2.89. 3.

6. παραστήσασθαι—sc. τὴν Ἐπίδαμνον.

ὥστε=ἐφ̓ ᾧτεͅ. ἐπήλυδας —the οἰκήτορες of c. 26. 1.

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