y treat an elder. In the place, then, of Agesipolis the Lacedaemonians sent out Polybiades to Olynthus as governor.
Now Agesilaus had already gone beyond the time379 B.C. for which the food-supply in Phlius was said to suffice; for self-restraint in appetite differs so much from unrestrained indulgence that the Phliasians, by voti the city, thereupon they sent to Agesilaus and asked him to give them safe conduct for going on an embassy to Lacedaemon; for they said that they had resolved to379 B.C. leave it to the authorities of the Lacedaemonians to do whatever they would with the city.
Agesilaus, however, angered because they treated him as one without auin to them by sea, to send to Lacedaemon to treat for peace; and those who went thither, being ambassadors with full powers, concluded a compact to count the same379 B.C. people enemies and friends as the Lacedaemonians did, to follow wherever they led the way, and to be their allies. Then after taking an oath that they would abid
s, just seven of the exiles were enough to destroy the government of these men.379 B.C. How all this came to pass I will proceed to relate.
There was a certain Phillir they were that sort of men — expected to spend the night very pleasantly.
Now379 B.C. when they had dined and with his zealous help had quickly become drunk, after
When these things had been done, Phillidas took two of the men and went to the379 B.C. prison, and told the keeper of the prison that he was bringing a man from the l who were coming against them, — for there were also offers of large prizes to379 B.C. those who should first ascend the Acropolis — being frightened in consequence — this being the first time that he had a command, — in the dead of winter. Now379 B.C. the road which leads through Eleutherae was guarded by Chabrias with peltasts ith his army and was crossing the mountain ridge which runs down to the sea, it379 B.C. hurled down the precipice great numbers of packasses, baggage and all, whil