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13. The following winter Rhamphias and his army went as far as Pierium in Thessaly, but as the1 Thessalians would not let them proceed2, and Brasidas, for whom these reinforcements were intended, was dead,' they returned home, thinking that the time for action had gone by. They felt that they were not competent to carry out the great designs of Brasidas, and the Athenians had now left the country defeated. [2] But their chief reason for not proceeding was that the Lacedaemonians, at the time when they left Sparta, were. inclined towards peace.

1 but is not allowed to pass through Thessaly.

2 Cp. 4.132 med.

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