From there they proceeded to Chrysopolis, in Calchedonia, and fortified it, established a custom house in the city, and proceeded to collect the tithe-duty from vessels sailing out of the Pontus1; they also left there as a garrison thirty ships and two of the generals,2 Theramenes and Eumachus, to have charge of the fort, to attend to the outgoing ships, and to harm the enemy in any other way they could. The other generals returned to the Hellespont.
1 I.e., a tax of ten per cent. on all goods passing out through the Bosporus.
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