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[16] With these conclusions I took to flight, while they were keeping guard over the courtyard door:1 there were three doors2 for me to pass through, and they all chanced to be open. I reached the house of Archeneos the ship-captain, and sent him into town to inquire after my brother: on his return he told me that Eratosthenes had arrested him in the street and taken him off to prison.

1 The front door or gate on the street, opening into the courtyard.

2 Probably these divided the courtyard from the inner court, the inner court from the garden, and the garden from the back street.

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