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45. On the same day the Athenians sailed from the islands to Crommyon, which is in the territory of Corinth, nearly fourteen miles from the city, and, there1 anchoring, they ravaged the country and encamped for the night. [2] On the following day they sailed along the coast to Epidaurus, where they made a descent, and then passed onward and came to Methonè, which is situated between Epidaurus and Troezen. They built a wall across the isthmus, and so cut off the peninsula on which Methonè stands. There they established a garrison, which continued for some time to ravage the country of Troezen, Halieis, and Epidaurus. The fleet, when the fortification was completed, returned home.

1 Second des of the Athenians upon the territory of Corinth. After ravaging the neighbourhood of Crommyon and then of Epidaurus they cut off Methonè by a wall and leave garrison.

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