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πρὸς τοὺς ἄλλους ἀνθρώπους: in his relations to other men. Cf. καὶ πρὸς φίλους δὲ καὶ ξένους i. 3. 3.

Λίχας: acc. to Plutarch (Cim. 10), Lichas was renowned for his hospitality toward strangers who visited Sparta at the festival of the Gymnopaedia, when naked youths danced and sang round the statue of Apollo Carneius, in honor of the Spartans who fell at the battle of Thyrea.

γυμνοπαιδίαις: for the dat. of time, see G. 1192; H. 782.

τὰ μέγιστα, τοὺς βουλομένους: for the double acc., see on τὴν πόλιν 12.

ποιῶν: equiv. to impf. ἐποίει, the action being regarded as freq. repeated. Here, as often, the partic. contains the main thought, the finite verb the subord. one. Cf. τούτους εὖ ποιήσαντες ἀποπέμπετε Cyr. viii. 7. 27.

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