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Diodorus Siculus, Library, Book XII, Chapter 53 (search)
427 B.C.When Eucleides was archon in Athens, the Romans elected in place of consuls three military tribunes, Marcus Manius, Quintus Sulpicius Praetextatus, and Servius Cornelius Cossus. This year in Sicily the Leontines, who were colonists from Chalcis but also kinsmen of the Athenians, were attacked, as it happened, by the Syracusans. And being hardpressed in the war and in danger of having their city taken by storm because of the superior power of the Syracusans, they dispatched ambassadors to Athens asking the Athenian people to send them immediate aid and save their city from the perils threatening it. The leader of the embassy was Gorgias the rhetorician, who in eloquence far surpassed all his contemporaries. He was the first man to devise rules of rhetoric and so far excelled all other men in the instruction offered by the sophists that he received from his pupils a fee of one hundred minas.Some 1800 dollars, 360 po
Diodorus Siculus, Library, Book XIII, Chapter 47 (search)
as being made ready, to lay siege with the army together with Pharnabazus to the cities in Asia which were allied with the Athenians. The people of Chalcis and almost all the rest of the inhabitants of Euboea had revolted from the AtheniansSoon after the Athenian disaster at Syracuse (Thuc. 8.95). andreby joining Euboea to Boeotia.Strabo (Strabo 9.2.2) quotes Ephorus to the effect that a bridge only two plethra (202 ft.) long spanned the Euripus at Chalcis. The Boeotians agreed to this, since it was to their special advantage that Euboea should be an island to everybody else but a part of the mainlandem as well, so that by reason of the great number that came forward to the work the proposed task was speedily completed. On Euboea the causeway was built at Chalcis, and in Boeotia in the neighbourhood of Aulis, since at that place the channel was narrowest. Now it so happened that in former times also there had alw