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26. About the same time the Athenians sent thirty ships to cruise off Locris, having an eye also to1 the safety of Euboea. [2] Cleopompus the son of Cleinias was their commander. lie made descents on the Locrian coast and ravaged various places. He also captured Thronium, taking hostages of the inhabitants, and at Alopè defeated the Locrians who came to defend the place.

1 Thirty ships are sent to Locris.

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