As for the power the Eretrians once had, this is evidenced by the pillar which they once set up in the temple of Artemis Amarynthia. It was inscribed thereon that they made their festal procession with three thousand heavy-armed soldiers, six hundred horsemen, and sixty chariots. And they ruled over the peoples of Andros, Teos, Ceos, and other islands.
In Euboea, Pisistratus in exile there, native place of Gephyraei, objective of Mardonius' campaign under Darius, of Datis, subdued by Persians, Eretrian captives in Persia, contingent in Greek fleet, at Plataea, enslaved by Medes, sacked by Romans, Eretrians dedicate bronze ox at Olympia, invade land of Tanagra.
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