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Diodorus Siculus, Library, Book XII, Chapter 48 (search)
aining as far as the land.Phormio's famous manoeuvring in this battle is described in Thuc. 2.83-84. The Lacedaemonians, after having suffered defeat contrary to their expectations, fled for safety with the ships which were left them to Patrae in Achaea. This sea battle took place off Rhium,A cape at the entrance of the Corinthian Gulf. as it is called. The Athenians set up a trophy, dedicated a ship to Poseidon at the strait,The Greek, which reads "at the Isthmusattle (Thuc. 2.84.4); the emendation of Wurm would have the dedication made "to Poseidon the patron god of the Isthmus." and then sailed off to the city of Naupactus, which was in their alliance. The Lacedaemonians sent other ships to Patrae. These ships joined to themselves the triremes which had survived the battle and assembled at Rhium, and also the land force of the Peloponnesians met them at the same place and pitched camp near the fleet. And Phormio, having beco