Aegospotami


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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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37) Conon had saved some thirty ships after the Athenian disaster at Aegospotami and taken shelter in Cyprus.
But the end came after his good advice was ignored by the Athenian commander at Aegospotami.
115; a shield-signal raised in scouting ships helped to win the battle of Aegospotami (405 B.