from Piraeus through the long walls to the city, one man passing on the news to another; and during that night no one slept, all mourning, not for the405 B.C. lost alone, but far more for their own selves, thinking that they would suffer such treatment as they had visited upon the Melians,When Melos surrendered to the Athenians, in 416 B.C., the men who were taken were put to death and the women and children sold into slavery (Thuc. v. 116). The Aeginetans were expelled from their island in 431 B.C. Seven years later a large number of them were captured in their place of refuge, in Peloponnesus, and put to death (Thuc. ii. 27 and iv. 57). The other peoples mentioned had been similarly exiled, enslaved, or massacred. colonists of the Lacedaemonians, after reducing them by siege, and upon the Histiaeans and Scionaeans and Toronaeans and Aeginetans and many other Greek peoples.
On the following day they convened an Assembly, at which it was resolved to block up all the harbours except one