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Polybius, Histories, book 6, The Defect in the Spartan Constitution (search)
t Greeks to cast a covetous eye upon the territory of their neighbours, and that accordingly they waged a war of subjugation on the Messenians? In the next place is it not related in all histories that in their dogged obstinacy they bound themselves with an oath never to desist from the siege of Messene until they had taken it? And lastly it is known to all that in their efforts for supremacy in Greece they submitted to do the bidding of those whom they had once conquered in war. Battle of Plataea, B. C. 479. For when the Persians invaded Greece, they conquered them, as champions of the liberty of the Greeks; yet when the invaders had retired and fled, they betrayed the cities of Greece into their hands by the peace of Antalcidas, for the sake of getting money to secure their supremacy over the Greeks. Peace of Antalcidas, B. C. 387. It was then that the defect in their constitution was rendered apparent. The causes of this failure. For as long as their ambition was confined to gover