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History (5)

Colonizations by the inhabitants

The Epidaurians found the island of Samos

The inhabitants of the island Samos received the Ionians as settlers more of necessity than through good.will. The leader of the Ionians was Procles, the son of Pityreus, Epidaurian himself like the greater part of his followers, who had been expelled from Epidauria by Deiphontes and the Argives. This Procles was descended from Ion, son of Xuthus.

Participation in the fights of the Greeks

Battle of Plataea

On the right of the pedestal are inscribed the cities which took part in the engagement: first the Lacedaemonians, after them the Athenians, third the Corinthians, fourth the Sicyonians, fifth the Aeginetans; after the Aeginetans, the Megarians and Epidaurians, (Paus. 5.23.1-2)

Naval Battle of Salamis

The following took part in the war: from the Peloponnese, [...] the Epidaurians furnished ten ships

Naval Battle of Artemisium

The Epidaurians furnished eight ships


Corinthians & Epidaurians against Atheneans

During this year a war arose between the Corinthians and Epidaurians on the one hand and the Athenians on the other, and the Athenians took the field against them and after a sharp battle were victorious.

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