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ACCORDING TO THE TEXT OF L. DINDORF;
FOR THE USE OF COLLEGES.
Κτῆμα εἰς ἀεὶ μᾶλλον ἢ ἀγώνισμα εἰς τὸ παραχρῆμα ἀκούειν ξύγκειται.
JOHN J. OWEN, D. D.,
Formerly Principal of the Cornelius Institute, and now Professor of the Latin and Greek
LEAVITT & ALLEN,
ENTERED, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1848, by
JOHN J. OWEN,
In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern Distrit of New.
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THE REV. MOSES STUART,
PROFESSOR OF SACRED LITERATURE IN ANDOVER THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
A TESTIMONIAL OF AFFECTIONATE REGARD,
HIS FRIEND AND FORMER PUPIL,
THIS edition of Thucydides is based on the text of L Dindorf's edition; Leipzig, 1824. Indeed, with the single exception of punctuation, which has been modified, as will be explained in the sequel, there has been no departure from Dindorf's text, the readings which seemed to bo preferable being referred to in the notes which accompany this edition. In preparing the notes, I have made free use of 1, Poppo's edition, xi. vols. Leipzig, 1821-1840. 2, Goeller's, Leipzig, 1836. 3, Haack's, Leipzig, 1820. 4, Krüger's, Berlin, 1846. 5, Bothe's, Leipzig, 1848. 6, Didot's, Paris, 1833. 7, Bekker's, Oxford, 1821. 8, Arnold's, Oxford, 1840. 9, Bloomfield's, London, 1842. I have also derived much assistance from Betant's Lex. Thucyd. now in a course of publication.
In the use of the editions before me, I have aimed at a conscientious acknowledgment of all aid received from others. If, however, my own mind arrived independently at a given result, I did not deem it to be my duty to attribute it to others, even though a coincidence might afterwards have been found to exist between my own conclusions and those of other editors. Nothing has been received on the mere assertion of other scholars, however eminent they might be. Every difficulty has been subjected to a thorough