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58. 20. [ἔπρασσον]—this spoils the structure of the period, for the principal sentence must begin at τότε δή. There is, for example, a similar intrusion of a verb—μετεῖχον—in 2.16; ἔξεστιν in viii. 27.

22. ἐκ πολλοῦfor a long time.

23. αἱ νῆες αἱthe ships that were to operate against M. were sent just as much against themselves. (c. 57. 6

25. τὰ τέλη—c. 10. 4; cf. παν-τελής, having full τέλος.

27. κατὰ τὸν καιρὸν τοῦτον—this occurs after τότε δή again in 2.84.

[2] 4. ἀνοικίσασθαι—c. 7.

5. μίαν πόλιν .—predicate.

6. τῆς ἑαυτοῦ γῆς—partitive, with ἔδωκε. τῆς Μυγδονίας may be in apposition, but perhaps depends on περὶ τὴν λίμνην. The construction would be improved with τά before περί, as νέμομαι περί is unusual. νέμεσθαι depends on ἔδωκε: to cultivate and live from (Forbes).

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