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[7] He, crossing over with his army, drove the Thracians out of the country and shut off the Chersonesus by a wall which he ran from sea to sea.1 By this act he prevented any future descent of the Thracians; and after being honoured with great gifts he transported his army to Asia.

1 Xen. Hell. 3.2.10 says that the isthmus was only thirty-seven stades (some five miles) wide where the wall was built; cp. Pliny Hist. Nat. 4.43.

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