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Damatria heard that her son had been a coward and unworthy of her, and when he arrived, she made away with him. This is the epigram1 referring to her :
Sinner against our laws, Damatrius, slain by his mother, Was of the Spartan youth; she was of Sparta too.

1 Cf. the Palatine Anthology, vii. no. 433, or W. R. Paton, The Greek Anthology (in L.C.L.), ii. p. 238.

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