previous next
66. The Lacedaemonians and their confederates made war the same summer with one hundred galleys against Zacynthus, an island lying over against Elis. The inhabitants whereof were a colony of Achaeans of Peloponnesus but confederates of the people of Athens. [2] There went in this fleet a thousand men of arms and Cnemus a Spartan for admiral, who, landing, wasted the greatest part of the territory. But they of the island not yielding, they put off again and went home.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

load focus Notes (E.C. Marchant, 1891)
load focus English (1910)
load focus Greek (1942)
load focus English (Benjamin Jowett, 1881)
hide References (8 total)
  • Commentary references to this page (3):
    • E.C. Marchant, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 2, 2.7
    • C.E. Graves, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 4, CHAPTER XI
    • Charles D. Morris, Commentary on Thucydides Book 1, 1.114
  • Cross-references to this page (1):
  • Cross-references in notes to this page (1):
    • Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War, Thuc. 2.80
  • Cross-references in general dictionaries to this page (3):
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: