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  • Thus it was the Aeginetans who, within thirty or forty years of the invention of coinage by the Lydians (c. 700 B.C.), introduced to the western world a system of such incalculable value to trade.
  • He traces back the hostility of the two states to a dispute about the images of the goddesses Damia and Auxesia, which the Aeginetans had carried off from Epidaurus, their parent state.
  • Upon the refusal of the Aeginetans to continue these offerings, the Athenians endeavoured to carry away the images.
  • The Aeginetans at first contented themselves with sending the images of the Aeacidae, the tutelary heroes of their island.
  • After the death of Cleomenes and the refusal of the Athenians to restore the hostages to Leotychides, the Aeginetans retaliated by seizing a number of Athenians at a festival at Sunium.
 

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