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Sciro'nides

Σκιρωνίδης), an Athenian, was joined with Phrynichus and Onomacles in the command of an Athenian and Argive force, which was sent out to the coast of Asia Minor in B. C. 412. After a successful engagement with the Milesians, they prepared to besiege Miletus; but, on the arrival of a Peloponnesian and Sicilian fleet, they sailed away to Samos, by the advice of Phrynichus. without risking a battle In the same year Scironides was one of the generals left at Samos, while Strombichides, with two colleagues, proceeded to act against Chios: but, in B. C. 411, Peisander induced the Athenians to recall Phrynichus and Scironides, and to transfer the command at Samos to Leon and Diomedon. (Thuc. 8.25-27, 30, 54.)

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