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Battle of Arginusae
The Battle of Arginusae was a naval battle of the Peloponnesian War. It was fought among the Arginusae Islands in 406 BC, and the Athenian commander Conon destroyed 70 of 120 Peloponnesian ships and killed the opposing commander Callicratidas . The Athenian victory was costly though; when a storm arose after the battle and drowned many of the sailors on the wrecked Athenian ships, eight of the top Athenian officers were accused of neglecting their duty, then executed or exiled, a loss that would be felt at Aegospotami the next year.
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