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Pseudo-Xenophon (Old Oligarch), Constitution of the Athenians (ed. E. C. Marchant), chapter 2 (search)
is flax in abundance, the land is smooth and timberless. There is not even copper and iron from the same city, not any two or three other things in a single city, but there is one product here and another there. Furthermore, every mainland has either a projecting headland or an offshore island or some strait, so that it is possible for a naval power to put in there and to injure those who dwell on the land.Cf. Thuc. 1.142 for a similar idea. Some have seen in this passage an allusion to the Pylos affair. That is hardly necessary. But there is one thing the Athenians lack.This section of pseudo-Xenophon is strikingly similar to Pericles' remarks in Thuc. 1.143.5. If they were thalassocrats living on an island, it would be possible for them to inflict harm, if they wished, but as long as they ruled the sea, to suffer none, -- neither the ravaging of their land nor the taking on of enemies. As it is, of the Athenians the farmers and the wealthy curry favour with the enemy, whereas the p