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7. About the same time Simonides, an Athenian general, collecting a few troops from the Athenian1 garrisons, and a larger force from their allies in that neighbourhood, took Eion in Chalcidicè, a colony of Mendè, which had been hostile to Athens; the place was betrayed to him. But the Chalcidians and Bottiaeans quickly came to the rescue and he was driven out with considerable loss.

1 Temporary capture and subsequent loss of a place called Eion.

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