History of the Peloponnesian War

Thucydides

Thucydides. The Peloponnesian War. London, J. M. Dent; New York, E. P. Dutton. 1910.

When the Corcyraeans saw them coming, they manned a hundred and ten ships, commanded by Meikiades, Aisimides, and Eurybatus, and stationed themselves at one of the Sybota isles;

the ten Athenian ships being present.

On point Leukimme they posted their land forces, and a thousand heavy infantry who had come from Zacynthus to their assistance.

Nor were the Corinthians on the mainland without their allies. The barbarians flocked in large numbers to their assistance,

the inhabitants of this part of the continent being old allies of theirs.