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8. Surnamed the Rhodian, distinguished himself during the siege of Lilybaeum by the skill and daring with which he contrived to run in and out of the harbour of that place with his single ship, and thus keep up the communication of the besieged with Carthage, in spite of the vigilance of the Roman blockading squadron. At length, however, he fell into the hands of the enemy, who subsequently made use of his galley, of the swiftness of which they had had so much experience, as a model after which to construct their own. (Plb. 1.46, 47; Zonar. 8.15, who erroneously calls him Hanno.)

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