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ἀπετείχισε: from sea to sea, Cardia being on the north and Pactya on the south coast of the Chersonese. The wall was rebuilt by Pericles (Plut. Per. 19), by Dercyllidas (Xen. Hell. iii. 2. 8 f.), and finally by the emperor Justinian.

The measurements given are accurate, though Dercyllidas measured the breadth as 37 stades (Xen. l. c.); Strabo (p. 331, fr. 52, 54) follows Scylax (68) in giving rough approximations, 40 and 400 stades.

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    • Xenophon, Hellenica, 3.2.8
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