- died 395 b.c., Spartan naval commander and statesman.
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But Lysander had no mind to interfere in the province of another officer.
All these things Lysander delivered to the Lacedaemonians in the latter end of summer.
Lysander was slain, and the rest fled to the mountains, the Thebans hotly pursuing.
All free-born persons, however, were without exception released by Lysander.
After that, Lysander sailed into the Piraeus, and the exiles were readmitted.
- died 395 bc, Spartan naval commander of the Peloponnesian War
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