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When Heracles saw that Hellas was rife with wars and factions and many other afflictions, he first brought these troubles to an end and reconciled the cities with each other,1 and then showed by his example to coming generations with whom and against whom it was their duty to go to war. For he made an expedition against Troy,2 which was in those days the strongest power in Asia, and so far did he excel in generalship those who at a later time waged war against this same city, that,

1 See Diod. iv. 17.

2 Isoc. 9.16.

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