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113. While the capture was proceeding the Toronaeans generally, who knew nothing about the1 plot, were in confusion. The conspirators and their party at once joined the assailants. [2] Of the Athenian hoplites, who to the number of fifty chanced to be sleeping in the Agora, a few were cut down at once, but the greater number, when they saw what had happened, fled, some by land, others to the Athenian guard-ships, of which two were on the spot, and reached safely the fort of Lecythus, a high point of the city which the Athenians had occupied and retained in their own hands; it runs out into the sea, and is only joined to the mainland by a narrow isthmus; [3] thither fled also such Toronaeans as were friendly to the Athenians.

1 The Athenian garrison take refuge in Lecythus.

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