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1 See Plut. Lys. 9.5. According to Xenophon (Xen. Hell. 2.1.31 f.), however, the Athenians had passed a decree that, if victorious in the sea-fight, they would cut off the right hand of every prisoner; and the crime of Philocles was that he had ordered the crews of two captured triremes to be thrown over a precipice.
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