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