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Plato, Laws, Book 3, section 685a (search)
MegillusWhat do you mean? What fault have you to find with it?AthenianThis, that whereas there were three States settled, two of the threeviz., Argos and Messene,—the third being Laconia. speedily wrecked their constitution and their laws, and one only remained stable—and that was your State, Megillus.MegillusThe question is no easy one.AthenianYet surely in our consideration and enquiry into this subject, indulging in an old man's sober play with laws, we ought to proceed on our jour
Plato, Laws, Book 3, section 685d (search)
formed a grave charge against the Greeks. It was in view of all this that the Dorian host was at that time organizes and distributed amongst three States under brother princes, the sons of Heraclesviz., Temenus, king of Argos, Procles and Eurystheus of Laconia, Cresphontes of Messene.; and men thought it admirably devised, and in its equipment superior even to the host that had sailed to Troy. For men reckoned, first, that in the sons of Heracles they had better chiefs than the Pelopidae,viz., Agamemnon and Menelaus. and further,
Plato, Laws, Book 3, section 686a (search)
since they had shared together many toils and dangers, and were marshalled under leaders of a single family (their princes being brothers), and since, moreover, they had consulted a number of diviners and, amongst others, the Delphian Apollo?MegillusThat is certainly probable.AthenianBut it seems that these great expectations speedily vanished, except only, as we said, in regard to that small fraction, your State of Laconia;