previous next
15.

Such were the words of the Mitylenians. After hearing them out, the Lacedaemonians and confederates granted what they urged, and took the Lesbians into alliance, and deciding in favour of the invasion of Attica, told the allies present to march as quickly as possible to the Isthmus with two-thirds of their forces; and arriving there first themselves, got ready hauling machines to carry their ships across from Corinth to the sea on the side of Athens, in order to make their attack by sea and land at once. [2] However, the zeal which they displayed was not imitated by the rest of the confederates, who came in but slowly, being engaged in harvesting their corn and sick of making expeditions.

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

load focus Notes (E.C. Marchant, 1909)
load focus Notes (Charles F. Smith, 1894)
load focus Greek (1942)
load focus English (Benjamin Jowett, 1881)
load focus English (Thomas Hobbes, 1843)
hide Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

Sort places alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a place to search for it in this document.
Corinth (Greece) (1)
Attica (Greece) (1)
Athens (Greece) (1)

Visualize the most frequently mentioned Pleiades ancient places in this text.

Download Pleiades ancient places geospacial dataset for this text.

hide References (21 total)
  • Commentary references to this page (12):
    • W. W. How, J. Wells, A Commentary on Herodotus, 7.24
    • E.C. Marchant, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 3, 3.13
    • E.C. Marchant, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 3, 3.33
    • Charles F. Smith, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 3, 3.113
    • Charles F. Smith, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 3, 3.16
    • Charles F. Smith, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 3, 3.18
    • Charles F. Smith, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 3, 3.44
    • Charles F. Smith, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 3, 3.81
    • Charles F. Smith, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 3, 3.95
    • C.E. Graves, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 4, CHAPTER VIII
    • C.E. Graves, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 4, CHAPTER LXXXIV
    • C.E. Graves, Commentary on Thucydides: Book 5, 5.66
  • Cross-references to this page (2):
    • Raphael Kühner, Bernhard Gerth, Ausführliche Grammatik der griechischen Sprache, KG 3.5.2
    • William Watson Goodwin, Syntax of the Moods and Tenses of the Greek Verb, Chapter V
  • Cross-references in notes to this page (1):
  • Cross-references in general dictionaries to this page (6):
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: