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The execution of the terms of the treaty meets with opposition at Amphipolis and other places in Thrace.

ἔλαχον γάρ: i.e. in the drawing of lots, which evidently took place immediately after the conclusion of the treaty. Cf. c. 35. 7.

ἀφίεσαν: impf. after analogy of the use of πέμπειν. It expresses continuance of the action. Cf. iii. 111. 14, τοὺς μὲν Μαντινέας καὶ τοὺς Πελοποννησίους ἀφίεσαν, τοὺς δ᾽ Ἀμπρακιώτας ἔκτεινον, and viii. 41. 13.

Ἰσχαγόραν: he took part (see iv. 132. 6 and 13) in the Thracian expedition. These three men all shared in the conclusion of the treaty. Cf. c. 19. 6 f.

τὸν Κλεαρίδαν: cf. c. 11. 19.

τοὺς ἄλλους: i.e. the inhabitants of the towns mentioned in c. 18. 19 ff.—ὡς εἴρητο ἑκάστοις: i.e. acc. to the conditions mentioned in c. 18.

ἐπιτηδείας: this adj. is used with σπονδαί also in c. 112. 12 (where it is declined as an adj. of two terminations), proper, acceptable.

τοῖς Χαλκιδεῦσι: the inhabitants of Amphipolis of Chalcidic descent.—βίᾳ ἐκείνων: this use of βίᾳ with gen. occurs also in i. 43. 8; 68. 19; iv. 99. 6.

ἐλθών: sc. Clearidas. Const. ἐς τὴν Λακεδαίμονα with ἐλθών.—μετὰ πρέσβεων: not those mentioned in 4, but envoys of the Amphipolitans themselves, αὐτόθεν.

ἀπολογησόμενος : see App.

κατειλημμένους: see App.—αὐτός: opp. to the πρέσβεις (10) with whom he had come. He was now sent back; the envoys probably stayed to see if they might not still accomplish something.

καὶ τὸ χωρίον: καί is emphatic. He was to surrender the town itself if possible.

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