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 πρεσβ ‘He is the true plenipotentiary’.

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