the exiled citizens of Sparta to Rome, among whom was
Arcesilaus and Agesipolis who, when quite a boy,
had been made king in Sparta. These two
men were fallen upon and killed by pirates on the high seas;
but their colleagues arrived safely at Rome. . . .
Histories. Polybius. Evelyn S. Shuckburgh. translator. London, New York. Macmillan. 1889. Reprint Bloomington 1962.
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