tia they made an expedition into Phocis also. And when the374 B.C. Phocians, on their side, sent ambassadors to Lacedaemon a their laws.
And he did, in fact, use these funds to guard374 B.C. the Acropolis and keep it safe for them, and likewise to ut of some other city also; but armies made up of citizens374 B.C. include men who are already advanced in years and others e other, should be wanting to keep you as weak as I could;374 B.C. but if it was through persuation that you joined with me,thing to become allies of ours, but I do not think it best374 B.C. to establish a friendship with them; for I believe that I I replied that while the other matters which he mentioned374 B.C. were worth considering, nevertheless for people who were orces and against a man who is so sagacious a general that374 B.C. whatsoever he undertakes to accomplish, whether it be by eparted. And he begged Jason not to force him to give over374 B.C. the Acropolis of the Pharsalians, his wish being that he
g money for their fleet, while they were themselves being worn out by extraordinary taxes, by plundering expeditions from Aegina, and by guarding their territory,374 B.C. they conceived a desire to cease from the war, and sending ambassadors to Lacedaemon, concluded peace.
Two of the Athenian ambassadors, acting in accordance with laid waste the land, which was most beautifully cultivated and planted, and destroyed magnificent dwellings and wine-cellars with which the farms were furnished;374 B.C. the result was, it was said, that his soldiers became so luxurious that they would not drink any wine unless it had a fine bouquet. Furthermore, very many slavesge to the territory of Laconia, and in an extremely favourable position with respect to Epirus across the way and the coastwise route from Sicily to Peloponnesus.374 B.C.
When the Athenians heard these things they came to the conclusion that they must give serious care to the matter, and they sent out Ctesicles as general with abo