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τὰ ἀναθήματα...κυλινδεῖται ‘Nor, again, have you duly placed on the acropolis [τὴν πόλιν] the votive offerings which Menexenus had caused to be made, and which death prevented him from dedicating, but they are still knocking about in the stone cutters' shops’. — πόλιν=ἀκρόπολιν, Thuc. II. 15, καλεῖται δὲ διὰ τὴν παλαιὰν ταύτῃ κατοίκησιν καὶ ἀκρόπολις μέχρι τοῦδε ἔτι ὑπ᾽ Ἀθηναίων πόλις. — κεκόμικας, not merely ‘carried’, but taken to their proper place. — κυλινδεῖται should, I think, be read here: Attic writers seem to use κυλινδεῖσθαι in the literal sense, καλινδεῖσθαι in the figurative; cp. Isocr. Adv. Sophist. § 20, τῶν περὶ τὰς ἔριδας καλινδουμένων, note, p. 298.

ἐκείνων ἐγίγνετο ‘were due to them’, ‘came to them by right’: see § 13, note, p. 369. ἀγάλματα in the proper sense, statues of gods as opp. to ἀνδριάντες, cp. § 42.

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