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[2] Philip made no answer to him, although it was expected that he would, since in his anger he had many times cried out savagely while the young man was speaking, but as though he meekly submitted to what had been said and was a person of moderation and not above the ordinary citizen, he gave the elder Aratus his hand, led him forth from the theatre, and brought him to the Ithomatas,1 in order to sacrifice to Zeus and take a view of the place.

1 A precinct of Zeus, on the summit of Mt. Ithome. Cf. Pausanias, iv. 3. 9.

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