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Having thus obtained very great influence in the city, he effected the appointment of Teleutias, his half-brother on his mother's side, as admiral. Then he led an army to Corinth, and himself, by land, captured the long walls, while Teleutias, with his fleet, seized the enemy's ships and dockyards. Then coming suddenly upon the Argives, 1 who at that time held Corinth, and were celebrating the Isthmian games, he drove them away just as they had sacrificed to the god, and made them abandon all their equipment for the festival.

1 Plutarch confuses the expedition of 393 B.C. ( Xenophon, Hell. iv. 4. 19) with that of 390 B.C. ( Xenophon, Hell. iv. 5, 1 ff.).

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