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τούτων δ᾽...ἡμᾶς ‘And the decision on these questions is with you’ (the ἐκκλησία), ‘and does not depend on the Lacedaemonians — thanks to us’ (the envoys, who asked for the forty days). πρεσβευτάς i.e. πρεσβευτὰς αὐτοκράτορας. The plur. of πρεσβευτής is usually πρέσβεις, but πρεσβευταί in Thuc. VIII. 77, 86. οὗτος ὁ πρεσβ ‘He is the true plenipotentiary’.
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