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46. The Corinthians, when their preparations were cormpleted, sailed against Corcyra with a1 hundred and fifty ships, —ten Elean,2 twelve Megarian, ten Leucadian, twenty-seven Ambraciot, one from Anactorium, and ninety of their own. [2] The contingents of the several cities were commanded by their own generals. The Corinthian commander was Xenocleides the son of Euthycles, with four others. [3] The fleet sailed from Leucas, and, arriving at the mainland opposite Corcyra, came to anchor at Cheimerium in the country of Thesprotia.3 [4] Cheimerium is only a harbour4; above it, at some distance from the sea, in that part of Thesprotia called Eleatis, lies the city of Ephyrè, near which the Acherusian lake finds a way out to the sea; the river Acheron, whence the name is derived, flows through Thesprotia and falls into the lake. Another river, the Thyamis, forms the boundary of Thesprotia and Cestrine, and the promontory of Cheimerium runs out between these two rivers. [5] Here the Corinthians anchored and formed a camp.

1 The Corinthian fleet sails against Corcyra.

2 B.C. 433.

3 Or, 'Here there is a harbour.'

4 Or, 'Here there is a harbour.'

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