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 When Evagoras was a boy he possessed beauty, bodily strength, and modesty, the very qualities that are most becoming to that age. Witnesses could be produced for these assertions: for his modesty— fellow-citizens who were educated with him: for his beauty—all who beheld him: for his strength—all the contests1 in which he vanquished his age-mates.
1 I.e., the official records of winners in the contests sanctioned by the state.