96.When the Athenians had thus gotten the command by the confederates' own accord for the hatred they bare to Pausanias, they then set down an order which cities should contribute money for this war against the barbarians, and which galleys.For they pretended to repair the injuries they had suffered by laying waste the territories of the king.
And then first came up amongst the Athenians the office of treasurers of Greece, who were receivers of the tribute, for so they called this money contributed.And the first tribute that was taxed came to four hundred and sixty talents.The treasury was at Delos, and their meetings were kept there in the temple.
The English works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury. Thucydides. Thomas Hobbes. translator. London. Bohn. 1843.
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