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[11] Since he now had, instead of the agreed amount, gentlemen, three talents of silver, four hundred cyzicenes, a hundred darics1 and four silver cups, I begged him to give me money for my journey; but he declared that I should be glad enough to save my skin.

1 A stater of Cyzicus was a coin equal to 28 Attic drachmae, and a Persian daric was one of slightly less value.

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