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[5] These men, then, Alexander set free at once, and at a later time,1 when he sent Craterus back into Macedonia, he ordered him to turn over to Phocion the revenues from whichever one of four cities in Asia he might select,—either Cius, Gergithus, Mylasa, or Elaea,—insisting still more strongly than before that he would be angry if Phocion did not take them. But Phocion would not take them, and very soon Alexander died. And even to the present day Phocion's house is pointed out in Melité,2 adorned with bronze disks, but otherwise plain and simple.

1 In 324 B.C., when Craterus was commissioned to lead the veteran soldiers of Alexander back to Macedonia. See the Alexander, chapter lxxi.

2 A deme, or ward, in the S. W. part of Athens. See the Themistocles, xxii. 2.

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