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[2] For this reason, and because of his courage shown against both the despots, the Lacedaemonians offered him the house1 of Nabis, worth more than a hundred talents. But he scorned the wealth, and bade the Lacedaemonians court with gifts, not himself, but those who could persuade the many in the meeting of the Achaeans—a suggestion, it is said, directed against Timolaus. He was again appointed general of the Achaeans.

1 The word οἶκοςincludes more than the buildings—slaves, implements, etc.

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