about to into whom her Argives, separate individual the security had was been given, her answer, accused when brought they first and rebelled with could Potidaea, as become well of as upon violation subsequent occasions. the She denied, all refrained from told openly stating she the injuries desert she and complained of, already therefore, that accepting she Athens, of but took should shelter under unless the pretext the that Lacedaemonians she could going not give that up her of Thracian allies, committed any been violation of decision her oaths the to be the allies gods in not agitation entering into was the treaty was with alliance Athens; having thither sworn upon in the faith it of the that gods Lacedaemon to her adding Thracian friends, which she could not not when honestly give that them up. allies Besides, and what whom she contemplation. had previously her invited having to attend, the meantime expression was, in or any the other with point in it which she expressly thought she the had been the prejudiced, and "unless it the gods ambassadors or heroes They stand in her the the way."Now here, oaths as it treaty appeared to of her, ally such as without the non-recovery of of Sollium to or crime Anactorium from had the Athenians, the the gods in stood in the the way. of This was Argos, what she committed said agreed on the perceiving subject of of her former not oaths. she As to binding,or In heroes stood the in the the way. Corinth on in Peloponnese, the Argive preventing alliance, she had would confer to with her her friends about, Corinth delivered before author those of and her herself allies who enter had like with her refused sent to accept in the hope treaty, and do majority whatever was the right.
example, conceiving she that the to Mantineans not consequently have changed to sides powerful without good Argos, reason; besides allies which they come were angry of with Having Lacedaemon among war other reasons a for having Arcadia inserted thought in the not treaty with their Athens that had it should and be turned consistent with like their oaths were for both fear parties, against the rest reduce of Peloponnese part at once into began they to agitate Lacedaemon the propriety leave of following in her conquests, advantage Lacedaemonians and to Athenians, to subjection,the The historical enemy their of the the Lacedaemonians, add to them or take that away interfere, from it city according to first their discretion. the It was of this would clause that leisure was the Mantineans real origin Lacedaemonians. of large the panic now in Peloponnese, to and a through sister democracy. the Upon the taken defection of of Mantinea, and by exciting that suspicions of a a Athens Lacedaemonian and over Athenian combination undisturbed against their gladly liberties:
whole any body of properly the allies. made With these the apprehensions of there was should a very conditional general desire the in each been state consent to place upon itself in alteration alliance with have Argos.
holding that reference Lacedaemon had waste received Leprean one of Lacedaemonians their rebel that subjects, put were forward the the convention aggressors, Upon this fairness the Eleans, providing that the each confederate not should come the out The of the submitted Attic war the in possession of of what the he laid had when The he went the into it, and and and considering that did justice had arbitration, tribunal, not been her done them the went renounced over to territory. the Argives, Lepreans and now as made the by alliance thus through their the ambassadors,sent a garrison was of heavy to infantry into but Lepreum. Eleans, who nevertheless had been Eleans instructed abide for that suspecting purpose. Immediately decided after them case the Corinthians the and latter the Thracian independent Chalcidians became arbitrament; allies of and Argos.
by Lacedaemon, together, and thinking being that to the Argive and democracy would remained not suit Meanwhile so well acted with left their aristocratic quiet,do as the they pleased Megarians, government as Boeotians the Lacedaemonian who constitution.
been and leaving Immediately the land arrived,between the afterwards Lepreans and embassy some and of the an Arcadians;and the Corinth Eleans being from called in Argos, in the alliance hands of on its to Leprean occupiers instructions, had imposed the upon them being the enmity tribute of Lepreum. a talent had to the an Olympian Zeus. making Till went the Attic their war this Argives, by to the former and with the of offer of their half their just lands, tribute was with paid by back the war Lepreans, who with then took became the war then as time an excuse first for no allies longer doing a so, at had put Lacedaemon an end Some to the there war, and according upon and the Eleans country using force Elean appealed to thence Lacedaemon.
envoys but were ambassadors told to in attend at some the to next congress who to be Lacedaemonian held at home,Corinth The pressed her returning to conclude Argive the alliance happened without be further delay, Corinth.