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[5] For Agesipolis, the other king, since he was the son of an exile, 1 in years a mere stripling, and by nature gentle and quiet, took little part in affairs of state. And yet he too was brought under the sway of Agesilaüs. For the Spartan kings eat together in the same ‘phiditium,’ or public mess, 2 whenever they are at home.

1 Pausanias, who was impeached in 395 B.C., went into voluntary exile, and was condemned to death.

2 Cf. the Lycurgus, xii. 1 f.

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