COMMENTARY NOTES

1 we find Stobaeus Stob. Tit. vii. & xlvii.
1 Thomas Fazellus Historia Sicula, p. 118.
1 Jacobus Cappellus Historia Sacra & Exotica, p. 249.
1 Mr. Selden himself Marm. Arundel. p. 106
2 Caelius Rhod. Lib. iii, c. 7.
2 says Menagius Ad Laert. p. 35.
2 Ang. Politianus Epist. 1.
2 Lillius Greg. Gyraldus Poet. Hist. p. 88.
2 attribute to Lucian P. 332.
5 Phintienses Ptol. p. 79, Anton. p. 21, Plin. iii, 8.
5 about Olymp. CXXV Diod. p. 867.
6 in Phalaris’ days Diod. p. 246.
6 by the Carthaginians P. 247.
6 as he tells his Tale Epist. 103.
6 that the same Author says Diod. ibid.
7 a Corinthian potter Lib. xvi. cap. 40. Celebrantur & Thericles nomine, calices ex terebintho solitus facere torno.
7 The words of Theophrastus Hi. Plant. l.v. cap. 4.
7 Hesychius In Lexiphane, p. 960.
7 Athenaeus Lib. xi. p. 471.
7 the Comoedian Pag. 470. Κατασκευάσαι λέγεται τήν κύλικα ταύτην Θηρικλὺς ὁ Κορίνθος κεραμεύς, γεγωνὼς τοῖς χρόνοις κατὰ τὸν κωμικὸν Ἀριστοφάνη. 
8 Pamphilus the Athenian Athenaeus, p. 471.
8 Ἢ δότι θῆρας P. 1209. Iliad.
9 Julius Pollux Lib. vi. c. 16.
9 P. Aemelius P. 273.
10 Messana, says Lib. vi. Μεσσήνη, Ζάγκλη πρότερον καλουμένη.
10 See also Herodotus Herod. vii. Ζάγκλην, τὴν ἐς Μεσσήνην μεταβαλοῦσαν τὄυνομα.
10 and Diodorus Diod. iv. Ζάγκλης, νῦν δὲ Μεσσήνης ὀνομαζομένης.
10 by Herodotus Lib. vi. cap. 23.
10 to these narratives Lib. xi. p. 37.
11 that of Pausanius Messen. p. 134.
11 Olymp. XXIX Ταῦτα δὲ ἐπὶ τὴς Ὀλυμπιάδας ἐπράχθη τὴς ἐνάτης καὶ εἰκοστὴς, ἣν Χίονις Λάκων τὸ δεύτερον ἐνίκα, Μιλτιάδου παρ᾿ Ἀθηναίοις ἄρχοντος.
11 gift of Prohecy Sicil. Antiq. p. 85.
11 the ancient Catalogue Euseb. Scal
11 Μούναρχος Herodot. lib. viii. p. 438.
12 thus related by Herodotus Lib. vi. cap. 37.
13 out of Theophrastus Hist. Pl. lib. iv. c. 19. Caus. Pl. l. v. c. 24. Pl. l. cvii. c. 24.
14 says Pliny Plin. iii, 3.
14 says Solinus Solin. c. xi.
14 given by Diodorus Lib. xiv. p. 282.
14 Olymp. CV. 3 Lib. xv. p. 411.
15 told by Jamblichus Vita Pythag. p. 109.
15 Porphyry says P. 192, & 193.
15 is told by Jamblichus Jamb. p. 128.
15 too with another P. 109. Ταυρομείτου μειρακίου.
15 Conon also tells a story Conon Narrat. 38 Εἰς τὸ ἐν Σικελίᾳ Ταυρομένιον
15 Himeraque et Didymen IV. Fast. v. 475.
16 as Diogenes Laertius says Vita Democrit.
16 and Plutarch De Educat. Puer.
16 says Diogenes Vita Democ.
17 Michael Psellus De Daem.
17 and Isidorus Peleusi Epist. 252, & 259.
18 For Aristotle Lib. ii. cap. 21.
19 Stobaeus Tit. xx. Περὶ Ὀργῆς.
19 From Aristophanes Argument. Medeae Eur.
19 They are Pindars Pyth. 3.
20 these Verses of Callimachus Schol. Pind. Pyth. 1.
21 The former says P. 3 & 26.
21 The latter tells us Tuscul. Quæst. l. v.
21 enquires Quinam essent Philosophi, & quid inter eos reliquos interesset.
22 about the XLI Olymp. Marm. Arund. Suidas in Θέσπις.
24 as Thucydides observes Lib. vi. p. 414.
24 where there were many Vetus Auctor Περὶ Διαλέκτων, Herod. i, 142.
24 of her Mother City Theocrit. Id. xv.
25 by Strabo Lib. x. p. 488.
25 and Pliny Lib. iv. cap. 12.
25 from Thucydides Thucyd. p. 10. καὶ Ἴωνας μὲν Ἀθηναῖοι καὶ νησιωτῶν τοὺς πολλοὺς ᾤκισαν.  Isocrat. Panathen. Plutarch. De exilio.
25 when Homer says Strabo, p. 333, 392.
25 a Publican Polyænus Stratag.
25 that aim’d at Monarchy Ibid.
25 they were Dorians Lib. x. p. 488.
25 Scymnus Chius says expresly Scymn. Ch. v. 550.
26 says Porphyry Vita Pythag. p. 205.
27 Even Tzetzes Chiliad. p. 196.q
28 from Aristotle Pollux lib. ix. c. 6.
28 are most express Talentorum non unum genus: Atticum est sex millium denarium, Syracusanum trium denarium.
29 to die at Catana Suidas Πάντα ὄκτω & Στησιχ.
29 Stesichorus’s own counsel Aristot. Rhet. l. ii.
30 growing old there Διὰ τὸ ἐπιὸν γέρας.  Ep. 69.
30 200,000 Souls in it Diod. Sicul. p. 205.
30 800,000 Diog. Laert. in Empedoc.
31 one Pelopidas entreats him Ep. lxv.
32 the memory of that cruel Pyth. 1. Τὸν δὲ ταύρῳ χαλκέῳ καυτῆρα νηλέα νόον Ἐχθρὰ Φάλαριν κατέχει παντᾷ φάτις.
32 as Dionysius himself In Phalar. prior.
34 the Parchments of Jove Διφθέραι Διός. 
34 he makes both Phalaris Phalar. 1. Ἐγὼ γὰρ οὐ τῶν ἀφανῶν ἐν Ἀκράγαντι ὤν  & ibid. Περίλαος ἦν τις ἡμεδαπός.
34 Heraclides of Pontus De Polit. ἐνέπρησε δὲ καὶ τὴν μητέρα.
34 an Orphan Epist. xlix.