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Phocion

[foh-shee-uh n, -on] /ˈfoʊ ʃi ən, -ˌɒn/
noun
1.
402?–317 b.c, Athenian statesman and general.
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Athenian statesman and general, virtual ruler of Athens between 322 and 318. Formidable in the defense of his city, he nevertheless urged Athens to accommodate itself to the Macedonian Empire

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