20.About the same time, the twenty galleys of Peloponnesus, which the Athenians had formerly chased into Peiraeus, and against whom they now lay with a like number, suddenly forced their passage, and having the victory in fight, took four of the Athenian galleys, and going to Cenchreiae, prepared afresh for their voyage to Chios and Ionia.At which time there came also unto them from Lacedaemon for commander, Astyochus, who was now admiral of the whole navy.When the landmen were gone from Teos, Tissaphernes himself came thither with his forces;
and he also demolished the wall, as much as was left standing, and went his way again.Not long after the going away of him, came thither Diomedon with ten galleys of Athens.And having made a truce with the Teians, that he also might be received, he put to sea again and kept the shore to Erae and assaulted it, but failing to take it, departed.
The English works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury. Thucydides. Thomas Hobbes. translator. London. Bohn. 1843.
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