ὡς with numerals marks that they are to be taken only as a round number, as it were, about, nearly
spiphany wrote:τε...καὶ acts as a single unit. I'm not going to try to defend Thucydides sentence structure, but basically I think he's using it to separate ἐξελέξαντο...ὡς ἑκατόν from what comes before it.
spiphany wrote:5) Does the last ὡς just mean "when"?
I would interpret it as a introducing a result clause - the people gave a vote so that/with the result that they were condemned...
spiphany wrote:6) ἐς ὀλιγαρχίαν τὰ μάλιστα has got me confused. What is going on here
It seems τὰ μάλιστα can have the meaning "to the highest degree" (LSJ entry for μάλα, section A.III.2)
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