110.Thus was the army of the Grecians lost after six years' war;and few of many passing through Africa saved themselves in Cyrene, but the most perished.
So Egypt returned to the obedience of the king except only Amyrtaeus that reigned in the fens.For him they could not bring in, both because the fens are great, and the people of the fens of all the Egyptians the most warlike.
But Inarus, king of the Africans and author of all this stir in Egypt, was taken by treason and crucified.
The Athenians moreover had sent fifty galleys more into Egypt for a supply of those that were there already, which putting in at Mendesium, one of the mouths of Nilus, knew nothing of what had happened to the rest, and being assaulted from the land by the army and from the sea by the Phoenician fleet, lost the greatest part of their galleys and escaped home again with the lesser part.Thus ended the great expedition of the Athenians and their confederates into Egypt.
The English works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury. Thucydides. Thomas Hobbes. translator. London. Bohn. 1843.
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