- a river in ancient Thrace, flowing into the Hellespont: near its mouth the Athenian fleet was defeated by Lysander, 405 b.c., in the last battle of the Peloponnesian War.
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Sparta had only Sestos and Abydos of all that she had won by the battle of Aegospotami.
- a river of ancient Thrace that flowed into the Hellespont. At its mouth the Spartan fleet under Lysander defeated the Athenians in 405 bc, ending the Peloponnesian War
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