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3–6, 13. 5–6, 15. 2–5, 15, 15–16, and 15. 16. P continues with 16 and 17. 1–5, which deal with honours paid to Attalus at Sicyon and the ravages of Nabis' wife at Argos; their position is assured by the parallel account in Livy, xxxii. 40. 8–9 and 40. , which makes clear that Attalus' visit to Sicyon followed his conference with Flamininus and Nabis at Mycenae. 17. 6, Attalus' remark on valour (from Suidas), fits the beginning of his speech at Thebes, in the course of which he collapsed (cf. Livy, xxxiii.

10. 22. 11 follows 22. 10 in P, but the words ζήτει ἐν τῷ περὶ δηµηγοριῶν indicate a lacuna where the rest of Tlepolemus' speech occurred. 22 a is from P, where it follows 22. 11 and precedes 24. 1. , made it xvi. 40; but it clearly belongs to 201 and can well stand here as part of the res Syriae for that year (cf. Nissen, KU, 124 n. 2; Holleaux, études, iii. 320–1). Scipio's return to Italy and his triumph are recounted in Livy, [24] xxx. C. 553 = 201; they will fall towards the end of the year, hence in Ol.

28 from F concerns Philip's 'kingly conduct'; comparison with Livy, xxxi. 15–16 confirms its place after the description of events at Athens (as Schweighaeuser saw). 29. 1 and 29. 2 are from Suidas; the latter, from a passage explaining why Philip attacked Abydus, must stand here, and though the former would fit the context of Livy, xxxi. 28. 6, where Philip after his return to Macedonia from Abydus destroys Sciathus and Peparethus 'ne classi hostium praedae ac praemio essent', this would involve assigning it to xvii, which must be ruled out since, as De Boor has shown, Suidas took his Polybian excerpts from the Constantinian collection, and by the tenth century, when this was assembled, xvii seems already to be lost since no other quotations from it are found.

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