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[2] Philip also, as Marsyas tells us, sent Amyntas and Clearchus of Macedonia, Daochus of Thessaly, and Thrasydaeus, to speak in opposition to the Athenians.

Well, then, the Thebans, in their calculations, were not blind to their own interests, but each of them had before his eyes the terrors of war, since their losses in the Phocian war1 were still fresh;

1 The second so-called Sacred War (357-346 B. C.), in which Athens aided the Phocians, and Philip the Thebans.

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