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In the ensuing year—the year in which there1 was an eclipse of the moon one evening, and the old temple2 of Athena at Athens was burned, Pityas being now ephor at Sparta and Callias archon at Athens—the Lacedaemonians sent Callicratidas to take command3 of the fleet, since Lysander's term of office had ended (and with it the twenty-fourth year of the war).

1 406 B.C.

2 On the Acropolis. On its identity see D'Ooge, Acropolis of Athens, Appendix III.

3 406 B.C.

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