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[3] The heads of the People1 in these periods were Aristeides son of Lysimachus and Themistocles son of Neocles, the latter practising to be skillful in military pursuits, and the former in politics,2 and to excel his contemporaries in justice; hence the Athenians employed the one as general and the other as counsellor.

1 See 2.3 n.

2 The Greek should perhaps be altered to give 'the latter practising military pursuits, and the former esteemed to be skillful in politics.'

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