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[3] 6. Ἀθηναίων δέ—the inscription placed over the monument of these men in the Ceramicus is in the Brit. Mus.: Hicks, Manual, p. 59. The last of the three stanzas is:

Ἄνδρας μὲν πόλις η:´δε ποθεῖ καὶ δῆμος Ἐρεχθέως, πρόσθε Ποτειδαίας οἳ θάνον ἐν προμάχοις

παῖδες Ἀθηναίων. ψυχὰς δ᾽ ἀντίρροπα θέντες ἠλλάξαντ᾽ ἀρετήνκαὶ πατρίδ᾽ εὐκλέϊσαν.

αὐτῶν—Thuc. had not heard the numbers of the allies who fell.

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