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2. Son of Cimon [No. 1], and grandson of the above. He succeeded his uncle Miltiades I. in the tyranny of the Thracian Chersonese, and continued the war with the people of Lampsacus, which his predecessor had begun. Not long, however, after his accession, he was assassinated by a pretended deserter from the enemy, and, as he died childless, was succeeded by his brother, the great Miltiades. (Hdt. 6.38. 39.)


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