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[35] And not long afterwards the Athenians repented, and they voted that complaints1 be brought against any who had deceived the people, that they furnish bondsmen men until such time as they should be brought to2 trial, and that Callixeinus be included among them. Complaints were brought against four others also, and they were put into confinement by their bondsmen. But when there broke out afterwards a factional disturbance, in the course of which Cleophon3 was put to death, these men escaped, before being brought to trial; Callixeinus indeed returned, at the time when the Piraeus party returned to the city,4 but he was hated by everybody and died of starvation.

1 A προβολή was a complaint presented to the Assembly, alleging an offence against the state. The Assembly, acting as a grand jury, might then hold the accused for trial before a court.

2 406 B.C.

3 A popular leader of the democratic party.

4 i.e., in the restoration which followed the overthrow of the Thirty Tyrants (Xen. Hell. 2.4.39-43).

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