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[65] He, first of all, was chiefly responsible for the former oligarchy,1 by having prompted your choice of the government of the Four Hundred. His father, who was one of the Commissioners,2 was active in the same direction, while he himself, being regarded as a strong supporter of the system, was appointed general by the party.

1 After the disaster in Sicily, 412 B.C.

2 Ten persons specially appointed to revise the constitution.

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