Thucydidis de bello Peloponnesiaco libri octo, ad optimorum librorum fidem ed. explanavit E.F. Poppo, Volume 1

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Page 51 - ad evellendos vallos, inquit, non scaphis ad earn rem ineptis, sed ea quam ob hanc ipsam causam Th. superioribus verbis descripsit nave usi sunt Athenienses, cum funes vallis iniectos alligassent ad navis partem ei rei aptam; ea erant vekov o 'Ad"tv<xoi. %кА,еяк>тат1г] ...
Page 20 - Bloomfield suggests that the words /i^xp1 ro" fympfftov retxovs may mean beyond the interval where the two walls converged toward each other. Says Poppo, " Haec verba si omnia retinemus, explicationem non habent. Goellero quidem Syracusani prius absolutis extremis muri tune intermedia quoque aedificando ope Corinthiorum et reliquorum, qui tune advenissent, videntur explevisse. Sed idem diligentius, quid verbis p/xi" r0" iyafxrlov rel^ovs significari putet,
Page 94 - To^u/iara nullo addito indicio pro tormentis esse posse exemplis non probatur, et expeditionis Siciliensis tempore tormenta ad expugnandas munitiones nondum in usu erant. Cf. Rust, et Koech. Hist, rei mil. Gr. p. 207, 29. Herw. Mnem. nOV. Ser. VIII, p. 298 delevit KOI uXXijy irapaa-Kevfiv To^fuftarav rt, qualia conicere tarn facile quam improbabile est.

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