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1 Scarcity of triremes. Smallness of the Athenian and Aeginetan fleets.
2 B.C. 485.
3 Or, 'It was quite at a recent period, when the Athenians were at war with the Aeginetans and in expectation of the Barbarian, that Themistocles persuaded them to build the ships with which they fought at Salamis; and even these were not completely decked.'
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