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Herodotus, The Histories (ed. A. D. Godley) 32 0 Browse Search
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Demosthenes, Philippic 1, section 27 (search)
ere not to be brigadiers and a cavalry-commander, all chosen from among yourselves, native Athenian officers, that the force might be a truly national one? Yes, but your own cavalry-commander has to sail to Lemnos,We learn from Aristot. Ath. Pol. 61.6, that a i(/pparxos was regularly sent to Lemnos to take charge of the cavalry there. leaving MenelausIdentifLemnos to take charge of the cavalry there. leaving MenelausIdentified by Harpocration with a son of Amyntas II. and so half-brother of Philip; more probably a petty Macedonian chief who helped the Athenians at Potidaea in 364, and who is named in a complimentary inscription which has been preserved (C.I.A. 2.55). to command the men who are fighting for our city's possessions. I do not say this in his disparagement, but that
Demosthenes, Philippic 1, section 32 (search)
Bearing this in mind, we must rely not on occasional levies, or we shall be too late for everything, but on a regular standing army. You have the advantage of winter bases for your troops in Lemnos, Thasos, Sciathos, and the neighboring islands, where are to be found harbors, provisions, and everything that an army needs; and during that season of the year when it is easy to stand close in to shore and the winds are steady, your force will easily lie off his coast and at the mouth of his seaports.
Demosthenes, Philippic 1, section 34 (search)
More than that, Athenians, you will be depriving Philip of his principal source of revenue. And what is that? For the war against you he makes your allies pay by raiding their sea-borne commerce. Is there any further advantage? Yes, you will be out of reach of injury yourselves. Your past experience will not be repeated, when he threw a force into Lemnos and Imbros and carried your citizens away captive, when he seized the shipping at Geraestus and levied untold sums, or, to crown all, when he landed at Marathon and bore away from our land the sacred trireme,The “Paralus,” conveying the qewri/aor state-embassy to Delos in May, touched at Marathon to offer sacrifice in the *dh/lion or sanctuary of Apollo. Readers of the Phaedo will remember why the execution of Socrates was
Demosthenes, On the Halonnesus, section 4 (search)
For, that plea once granted, if some pirates seize a strip of Attic territory, or a part of Lemnos or Imbros or Scyros, and if someone dislodges these pirates, what is to prevent this place, where the pirates are established and which is really ours, from becoming the property of those who chastised them?