Athenian Ships

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Battle Of Sybota
... Athens sent ten ships to Corcyra to reinforce the Corcyraean fleet, with instructions not to fight the Corinthian fleet unless they attempted to land ... Corinth, meanwhile, assembled a fleet of ships under the command of Xenoclides and prepared to sail to Corcyra ... The Athenian commanders, Lacedaimonius (the son of Cimon), Diotimus, and Proteas, sailed with them ...
Sicilian Expedition - Second Battle of Syracuse
... Just as the Athenians were preparing to sail home, on August 28, there was a lunar eclipse, and Nicias, described by Thucydides as a particularly superstitious man, asked the priests ... They suggested the Athenians wait for another 27 days, and Nicias agreed ... The Syracusans took advantage of this, and 76 of their ships attacked 86 Athenian ships in the harbour ...

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