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To prove that I am speaking the truth in this, I beg all of you who were senators in the archonship of Agathocles1 to tell the facts to those who sit by you, and I will bring before you as witnesses all those whom I have been able to find who were senators that year.“ Depositions

I, you see, men of the jury, showed myself thus reasonable toward these men. And yet the decree ordered the confiscation of the property, not only of those who had ship's equipment and did not return it to the state, but also of anyone who, having such equipment, refused to sell it; such a scarcity of equipment was there in the city at that time.

Read the decree, please.“ Decree

1 This was in 356 B.C.

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