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This is where the Spartiates ate their meals and each was expected to contribute a certain quota of produceevery month.

What otheracts and sayings of the Spartans Herodotus has omitted,

The Spartans left Athens, while Isagoras' allies were executed

The Spartans were known for their wit and their ability to say a lot without wasting words.
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And yet he himself said thatAristomenes was taken alive by the Spartans; and the sameafterwards happened to Philopoemen, general of the Achaeans; andthe Carthaginians took Regulus, the consul of the Romans; than whomthere are not easily to be found more valiant and warlike men.

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141.) How then did there go forth from Sparta to Plataea athousand and five men, having every one of them with him sevenHelots?
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Certainly Thucydides, bringing in an Athenian ambassador contestingwith a Corinthian at Sparta, and gloriously boasting of many thingsabout the Persian war and the sea-fight at , charges not theCorinthians with any crime of treachery or leaving their station.


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¶ Isagoras and Aristogiton, two early leaders in the Athenian democracy, he alleges, were of foreign origins.
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The new democracy was called upon to defend itself immediately. King Kleomenes, angered at the outcome, returned with a large army in 507/6 B.C., allied with the Boiotians and the Chalkidians. A three-pronged attack was planned, but at the last minute objections by the Corinthians and the other Spartan king, Demaratos, led to the withdrawal of the Spartans. The Athenians fought and defeated both the Boiotians and Chalkidians on a single day. The credit for this great success was attributed by Herodotus to the new democracy:

Despite the apprehensions, the Athenians are convinced that this is an opportunity to defeat the Spartans and their allies and rally to the cause.
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For they had neither the sea and ships at hand,as had the Athenians; nor did they dwell far off, as the Spartans,who inhabited the most remote parts of Greece; but were not above aday and half’s journey from the Persian army, whom they hadalready with the Spartans and Thespians alone resisted at theentrance of the straits, and were defeated.

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But when the barbarian, havingpossessed himself of the avenues, was got into their confines, andDemaratus the Spartan, favoring in right of hospitality Attaginus,the chief of the oligarchy, had so wrought that he became theKing’s friend and familiar, whilst the other Greeks were intheir ships, and none came on by land; then at last being forsakendid they accept conditions of peace, to which they were compelledby great necessity.

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For it had beenmore honorable for the Argives under the leadership of Siphniansand Cythnians to have defended the Grecian liberty, than contendingwith the Spartans for superiority to have avoided so many and suchsignal combats.

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Then, as hismanner is, to gain credit by mixing some praises with hisreproaches, he says: Isagoras the son of Tisander was of a noblefamily, but I cannot tell the original of it; his kinsmen, however,sacrifice to the Carian Jupiter (

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Nor was the king of the Spartans and general of allGreece so senseless as to think that four hundred armed Thebanscould be detained as hostages by his three hundred, especially theenemy being both in his front and rear.

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For they affirm that there isin Samos a monument erected at the public charge, and honors theredone to Archias a Spartan, who fell fighting valiantly in thatquarrel; for which cause also his posterity still keep a familiarand friendly correspondence with the Samians, as Herodotus himselfwitnesses.