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Again, I must set forth how these two cities demeaned themselves toward the barbarians;1 for this still remains to be done. In the time of our supremacy, the barbarians were prevented from marching with an army beyond the Halys river2 and from sailing with their ships of war this side of Phaselis,3 but under the hegemony of the Lacedaemonians not only did they gain the freedom to march and sail wherever they pleased, but they even became masters over many Hellenic states.

1 Compare the treatment of this topic in Isoc. 4.100-132.

2 See Isoc. 4.144.

3 See Isoc. 4.118, Isoc. 7.80, note.

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