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[685d] formed a grave charge against the Greeks. It was in view of all this that the Dorian host was at that time organizes and distributed amongst three States under brother princes, the sons of Heracles1; and men thought it admirably devised, and in its equipment superior even to the host that had sailed to Troy. For men reckoned, first, that in the sons of Heracles they had better chiefs than the Pelopidae,2 and further,

1 viz., Temenus, king of Argos, Procles and Eurystheus of Laconia, Cresphontes of Messene.

2 viz., Agamemnon and Menelaus.

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