Thucydides; Translated Into English, to Which Is Prefixed an Essay on Inscriptions and a Note on the Geography of Thucydides Volume 1

Thucydides; Translated Into English, to Which Is Prefixed an Essay on Inscriptions and a Note on the Geography of Thucydides Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...column in the Acropolis by the Athenians, by the Argives on a similar column in the temple of Apollo in the Agora, and by the Mantineans in the temple of Zeus in the Agora. They shall together erect at Olympia a brazen column at the coming Olympic games. And if these cities think it desirable to make any change in the treaty, they shall add to the provisions of it. Whatever the cities agree upon in common shall hold good. Thus the peace and the alliance were concluded. Nevertheless the previous treaty between the Lacedaemonians and the Athenians was not on that account renounced by either party. The Corinthians. although allies of the Argives, took no part in the new alliance; they had already refused to swear to an offensive and RC. 420. defensive alliance which the Eleans, Argives, and Man-V. '9' tineans had previously made with one another. They said that they were satisfied with the original defensive alliance which bound them only to assist one another when attacked, but not to join in offensive movements. Thus the Corinthians severed themselves from the allies, and were again beginning to turn their thoughts to the Lacedaemonians. During the summer the Olympic games were cele-49. brated, the Olympiad being that in which Androsthenes, The Lace. daemonians an Arcadian, won his first victory in the pancratium. arc cxThe Lacedaemonians were excluded from the temple by the oiymthe Eleans, and so could neither sacrifice nor contend on/he"165 in the games. For they had refused to pay the fine "dthat which, according to Olympic law, the Eleans had im-attacked posed upon them, alleging that they had brought an Tnd'emcred armed force against the fortress of Phyrcus, and had Ue"the introduced some hoplites of their own into Lepreum...show more

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