chapter  4
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Philip, shortly before the battle he fled the city; he did not join you for the

campaign at Chaironeia but went to live in Troizen, in contravention of the

law, which allows impeachment and summary arrest against anyone who

moves abroad during war, if he returns. In doing this he anticipated, it seems,

that their city would survive but he had sentenced ours to death. He brought

up his daughters amid your prosperity . . . he gave them in marriage . . .