58."In the thirteenth year of the reign of Darius, Alexippidas being ephor in Lacedaemon, agreement was made in the plain of Maeander between the Lacedaemonians and their confederates on one part and Tissaphernes and Hieramenes and the sons of Pharnaces on the other part concerning the affairs of the king and of the Lacedaemonians and their confederates.
"That whatsoever country in Asia belongeth to the king shall be the king's still;
and that concerning his own countries, it shall be lawful for the king to do whatsoever he shall think meet."That the Lacedaemonians and their confederates shall not invade any the territories of the king to harm them;
nor the king, the territories of the Lacedaemonians or their confederates."If any of the Lacedaemonians or their confederates shall invade the king's country to do it hurt, the Lacedaemonians and their confederates shall oppose it;and if any of the king's country shall invade the Lacedaemonians or their confederates to do them hurt, the king shall oppose it.
"That Tissaphernes shall, according to the rates agreed on, maintain the present fleet till the king's fleet arrive.
"That when the king's navy shall be come, the Lacedaemonians and their confederates shall maintain their own navy themselves, if they please;or if they will have Tissaphernes to maintain it, he shall do it;and that the Lacedaemonians and their confederates, at the end of the war, repay Tissaphernes whatsoever money they shall have received of him.
‘When the king's galleys shall be arrived, both they and the galleys of the Lacedaemonians and their confederates shall make the war jointly, according as to Tissaphernes and the Lacedaemonians and their confederates shall seem good;and if they will give over the war against the Athenians, they shall give it over in the same manner.’
The English works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury. Thucydides. Thomas Hobbes. translator. London. Bohn. 1843.
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