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Diodorus Siculus, Library, Book XI, Chapter 78 (search)
459 B.C.At the conclusion of this year Philocles was archon in Athens, and in Rome Aulus Postumius Regulus and Spurius Furius Mediolanus succeeded to the consulship. During this year a war arose between the Corinthians and Epidaurians on the one hand and the Athenians on the other, and the Athenians took the field against them and after a sharp battle were victorious. With a large fleet they put in at a place called Halieis, landed on the Peloponnesus, and slew not a few of the enemy.Halieis is on the Argolic Gulf, near Hermione. Thucydides (Thuc. 1.105) says that the Athenians were defeated. But the Peloponnesians rallied and gathered a strong force, and it came to a battle with the Athenians near the place called CecryphaleiaAn island off Epidaurus. in which the Athenians were again victorious. After such successes the Athenians, seeing that the Aeginetans were not only puffed up over their former achievements but also