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[5] These men Titus would not take away from their owners, although he was distressed at their condition, but the Achaeans ransomed them all at five minas1 the man, collected them together, and made a present of them to Titus just as he was about to embark, so that he sailed for home with a glad heart; his noble deeds had brought him a noble recompense, and one befitting a great man who loved his fellow citizens.

1 The mina was one sixtieth part of a talent, or one hundred drachmas.

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