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[3] Agesilaüs himself now declined military service on account of his years, but Archidamus his son, with assistance which came from the tyrant of Sicily, 1 conquered the Arcadians in the so-called ‘tearless battle,’ where not one of his own men fell, and he slew great numbers of the enemy. 2 This victory, more than anything else, showed the weakness of the city.

1 Dionysius the Elder.

2 In 368 B.C. (Xenophon, Hell. vii. 1, 28-32).

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