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[60] that the rest of the Hellenes fell upon such evil days that even now the calamities engendered in the several states by reason of that war are not yet forgotten;1 and that the Lacedaemonians, who then appeared to be at the height of their fortune, are reduced to their present state of misfortune,—all on account of Alcibiades.2

1 Under the rule of the decarchies described in Isoc. 4.111 ff.

2 Isocrates does not much exaggerate the mischief he wrought in Greek affairs generally.

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