The History of the War Between the Peloponnesians and Athenians Volume Bks. 3-4

The History of the War Between the Peloponnesians and Athenians Volume Bks. 3-4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...the Phocians they were afraid that unless they made their peace at once they would be the first to suffer, and would suffer most severely at the hands of an enemy which contained a Phocian contingent. Their anta-gonism to the Phocians continued probably to a much later period, and was regarded as a merit after the Sacred War; they presumed upon it to encroach upon what were gene-rally regarded as the limits of the consecrated territory of Cirrha, and so occasioned the intervention of Philip and the campaign of Chaeronea. irpwrov If this word is not a cor-ruption of irpurroi or a simple in-sertion, the error being due in either case to the presence of trpurrov two lines lower down, it must be ex-plained--first they gave hostages themselves and then persuaded the other tribes to do the same. But the antithesis is superfluous even for Thucydides, and besides we can hardly suppose that it was intended, as the 'then' is not expressed. Tovtji ycLp, K.T.X. These words give the reason for rpdrov, having once taken the Spartan side they wished to show their zeal by opening the most difficult pass first. Sw4r/3oXos has two terminations, and by a curious anomaly it is allowed to retain this peculiarity in the superlative. MrraTrCous It can hardly be an accident that we find this name in Italy on the other side of the Ionian sea. ToXotpavCous Cf. sup. 100. I, ri6o(pov and Colophon. Ch. CII. 81a Twv AoKpwv This phrase almost seems to imply that all the tribes hitherto enumerated were on the eastern frontier, and that having secured this before entering the country the army moved on receiving or enforcing submission from the remaining cantons. 2. 'yvrficvoi... iS-rJow When they got upon the territory of Naupactus they and the Aetolians, who...show more

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