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[245a] on the contrary she gave way and lent assistance. The Greeks she aided herself and rescued them from slavery, so that they remained free until such time as they enslaved each other once more; but to the King she could not bring herself to lend official aid for fear of disgracing the trophies of Marathon, Salamis and Plataea, but she permitted exiles only and volunteers to assist him, and thereby, beyond a doubt, she saved him.1 Having, then, restored her walls

1 e.g. the Athenian Conon became a Persian admiral and operated against the Spartans, 395-390 B.C.

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