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[5] He made his first campaign against Hermias1 the tyrant of Atarneus, who had revolted from the King and was master of many fortresses and cities.

1 A philosopher, eunuch, and slave of Eubulus. Aristotle, who knew him through the Academy (cp. Plat. L. 6), lived with him, and after his death married his adopted daughter Pythias. The events of this chapter concerning the arrest of Hermias certainly occurred at a later date, since Aristotle is reported (Dionysius, Epist. ad Ammaeum, ch. 5) to have spent three years at the court of Hermias after the death of Plato. Tarn gives the date of Hermias' arrest as 342 (Cambridge Ancient History, 6.23).

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