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78. When the Argives had accepted these propositions in the first instance, the Lacedaemonian1 army returned home from Tegea. The two states now began to hold intercourse with one another, and not long afterwards the same party which had negotiated the treaty contrived that the Argives should renounce their alliance with Mantinea, Athens, and Elis, and make a new treaty of alliance with Lacedaemon on the following terms:—

1 The alliance of Argos with Mantinea, Athens, and Elis is dissolved.

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