There they remained three days; and the ships from Peloponnesus1
arrived to meet Cyrus, thirty-five in number, with Pythagoras the Lacedaemonian as admiral in command of them. They had been guided from Ephesus
by Tamos the Egyptian, who was at the head of another fleet of twenty-five ships belonging to Cyrus—these latter being the ships with which Tamos had besieged Miletus
, at the time when it was friendly to Tissaphernes,2
and had supported Cyrus in his war upon Tissaphernes.