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[20] While she was still living in the tenement-house, she had relations with a freedman whose name was Dion, whom she declared to be the father of these young men; and Dion did, in fact, bring them up as his own children. Some time later Dion, having committed a misdemeanor and being afraid of the consequences, withdrew to Sicyon. The woman Alce was then installed by Euctemon to look after his tenement-house in the Cerameicus,1 near the postern gate, where wine is sold.

1 The “Potters' Quarter” at Athens, partly inside and partly outside the walls near the Dipylon Gate (see Frazer's note on Paus. 1.2.4).

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