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108. The battle was fought at Tanagra in Boeotia, and the Lacedaemonians and their allies, after1 great slaughter on both sides, gained the victory. [2] They then marched into the Megarian territory, and, cutting down the fruit-trees, returned home by way of Geraneia and the Isthmus. But on the sixty-second2 day after the battle, the Athenians made another expedition into Boeotia under the command of Myronides, [3] and there was a battle at Oenophyta, in which they defeated the Boeotians and became masters of Boeotia and Phocis. They pulled down the walls of Tanagra and took as hostages from the Opuntian Locrians a hundred of their richest citizens. They then completed their own Long Walls. [4] Soon afterwards the Aeginetans came to terms with the Athenians, dismantling their walls, surrendering their ships, and agreeing to pay tribute for the future. [5] The Athenians, under the command of Tolmides the son of Tolmaeus, sailed round Peloponnesus and3 burnt the Lacedaemonian dockyard4. They also took the Corinthian town of Chalcis, and, making a descent upon Sicyon, defeated a Sicyonian force.

1 Battle of Oenophyta. Surrender of Aegina.

2 B.C. 456.

3 B.C. 455.

4 i. e. Gythium.

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