hundred ships back to Phoenicia, gave their aid to the inhabitants of Antandrus.
Of the historians, Thucydides
ended his history,i.e. with this year. having
included a period of twenty-two years in eight Books, although some divide it into nineModern editions recognize eight Books.; and Xenophon
and Theopompus have begun at the point where Thucydides left off. Xenophon embraced a period of
forty-eight years, and Theopompus set forth the facts of Greek history for seventeen years and
brings his account to an end with the sea-battle of Cnidus in twelve Books.The
Hellenica of Xenophon covers the years 411-362 B.C., ending with the battle of Mantineia, and the Hellenica of Theopompus, which is not extant,
included the years 410-394 B.C.
Such was the state of affairs
in Greece and Asia. The Romans were waging war with the Aequi and invaded their territory with a
strong army; and investing the city named Bolae they took it by siege.
the Cytherians under a truce to
Laconia, left an adequate garrison for the city, and sailed for Corinth. After putting in there
he discussed with the members of the Council such points as they wished, made an alliance with
them, left them money, and then sailed off to Asia.These
negotiations were in fact the work of Pharnabazus, who was in supreme command of the fleet
(Xen. Hell. 4.8.6 ff.) and who alone could speak for the
King of Persia.
At this time Aeropus, the king
of the Macedonians, died of illness after a reign of six years, and was succeeded in the
sovereignty by his son Pausanias, who ruled for one year. Theopompus of Chios ended with this year and the battle of Cnidus his Hellenic
History, which he wrote in twelve books. This historian began with the battle of
Cynossema,See Book 13.40.5 f. and note. with
which Thucydides ended his work, and covered in his account a period of seventeen years.410-394 B.C.