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[241e] the sea-fight at the Eurymedon,1 the men who served in the expedition against Cyprus, the men who voyaged to Egypt and to many another quarter,2—men whom we ought to hold in memory and render them thanks, seeing that they put the king in fear and caused him to give his whole mind to his own safety in place of plotting the destruction of Greece.

Now this war was endured to the end by all our citizens who warred against the barbarians

1 The Athenians, under Cimdon, defeated the Persian forces, both by land and sea, at the river Eurymedon, in Pamphylia, in 468 (cf. Thucyd. i. 100).

2 These naval operations (against Persia) took place about 461-458 B.C.

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