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1 Lycurgus seems to be referring in exaggerated terms to the campaign in which the Athenians won a naval victory off Cyprus （qv. Thuc. 1.112）. That he connects it with the battle of the Eurymedon which took place some eighteen years earlier （c. 467 B.C.） need not surprise us, in view of his other inaccuracies （cf. Lyc. 1.62 and Lyc. 1.70）. The agreement in question is the so-called Peace of Callias （c. 448 B.C.）, about which nothing certain is known. His account of the sea limit agrees substantially with that of other orators （e.g. Isoc. 12.59; Dem. 19.273）, but the old triumphs over Persia were exaggerated in the fourth century and the statement that the Asiatic Greeks were guaranteed autonomy is certalnly false.
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