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[6] So after separating out the priests, all who were guest-friends of the Macedonians, the descendants of Pindar, 1 and those who had voted against the revolt, he sold the rest into slavery, and they proved to be more than thirty thousand; those who had been slain were more than six thousand.

1 ‘And we are told that Alexander preserved the house of Pindar the poet, and the descendants of Pindar, out of regard for Pindar’ (Arrian, Anab. i. 9, 10).

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