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65. 3. ἄνεμον τηρήσασι—cf. τηρήσαντες τὸν πορθμόν 6.2.

6. τὰ ἐπὶ τούτοις—cf. ὡς ἐπὶ τούτοις 6.45; vii. 45; ‘what was now necessary.’ Ar. Eccles. 82 τἀπὶ τούτοις δράσομεν.

7. ὅπως also depends on παρας κευάζειν.

τὰ ἔξωθεν — referring to what he could do for Potidaea when he got outside.

10. Σερμυλιῶν ... πολλούς—Sermyle on the west coast of Sithonia.

11. ἐς ... ἔπρασσενnegotiated with; cf. e.g. πρὸς ὃν ἔπραξαν 2.7.

[2] 12. ὅπῃ=‘as to how.’

13. μετὰ δέ—now begins the costly siege of Potidaea.

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