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Moreover, we are told that at the celebration of the Nemean games,1 when he was general of the Achaeans for the second time and had recently won his victory at Mantineia,2 but was at leisure the while on account of the festival, Philopoemen in the first place displayed before the assembled Greeks his phalanx, with its splendid array, and performing its tactical evolutions, as it was wont to do, with speed and vigour.

1 In the summer of 205 B.C.

2 In the spring of 206 B.C.

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