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[3] Three thousand of their crews were taken alive and executed by Lysander. In a short time1 he also captured Athens, burned her ships, and tore down her long walls.

Alcibiades now feared the Lacedaemonians, who were supreme on land and sea, and betook himself into Bithynia, taking booty of every sort with him, but leaving even more behind him in the fortress where he had been living.

1 In the spring of 404 B.C., some eight months later.

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