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76. At this stage of the revolution, on the fourth or fifth day after the suppliants had been conveyed1 to the island, the Peloponnesian ships from Cyllene, which since the expedition to Ionia had been in harbour there2 arrived on the scene, fifty-three in number, still under the command of Alcidas. Brasidas his adviser was on board. They anchored for the night at Sybota, a harbour on the mainland, and when the morning broke they sailed upon Corcyra.

1 Appearance of the Peloponnesian fleet.

2 Cp. 4.69.

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