133.The same summer, the Thebans demolished the walls of the Thespians, laying Atticism to their charge.And though they had ever meant to do it, yet now it was easier, because the flower of their youth was slain in the battle against the Athenians.
The temple of Juno in Argos was also burnt down the same summer, by the negligence of Chrysis the priest, who, having set a burning torch by the garlands, fell asleep, insomuch as all was on fire and flamed out before she knew.
Chrysis, the same night, for fear of the Argives, fled presently to Phlius;and they, according to the law formerly used, chose another priest in her room, called Phaeinis.Now, when Chrysis fled, was the eighth year of this war ended, and half of the ninth.
Scione, in the very end of this summer, was quite enclosed;and the Athenians, having left a guard there, went home with the rest of their army.
The English works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury. Thucydides. Thomas Hobbes. translator. London. Bohn. 1843.
This text was converted to electronic form by optical character recognition and has been proofread to a high level of accuracy.
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.