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Hekón and akón in early Greek thought by GailAnn Rickert.

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3) Although, at the very least, Diodotus exaggerates the action of the Mytilenians in his efforts to save them, it is also the case that the Athenians knew about the compelling circumstances nnder which the Mytilenians surrendered. It would have to make sense to them that the demos could both be compelled to surrender and do so £1«(IV. 28 Being subject to avaYK'l does not automatically render the Athenians in Pericles' speech, or the Mytilenians aKoV,e~. These passages too are not accommodated by the FOV.

The FOV and avajl1<1J (ii) Part One In those passages collected under avaY1

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