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[2] In the second place, he came to the aid of the citizens of Byzantium and Perinthus when the Macedonian was making war upon them, by persuading the Athenian people to remit their hatred and forget the wrongs committed by each of these cities in the Social War,1 and to send them a force,—the force which saved them.

1 At the outbreak of the Social War (357-355 B.C.) Byzantium and other allies of Athens had revolted from her.

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