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  • The Athenians were preparing to make reprisals, in spite of the advice of the Delphic oracle that they should desist from attacking Aegina for thirty years, and content themselves meanwhile with dedicating a precinct to Aeacus, when their projects were interrupted by the Spartan intrigues for the restoration of Hippias.
  • The thirty years that were to elapse between the dedication of the precinct to Aeacus and the final victory of Athens (Herod.
  • As the final victory of Athens over Aegina was in 458 B.C., the thirty years of the oracle would carry us back to the year 488 B.C. as the date of the dedication of the precinct and the outbreak of hostilities.
  • A cafeteria run by the Royal Infirmary Volunteers is located opposite the " Shopping Precinct " at the foot of the west drive.
  • However, Ghosts actually owes a much bigger debt to his brilliant retelling of Rio Bravo, Assault on Precinct Thirteen.

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