Book 8

8.141 The Spartans had heard Alexander was in Athens and sent envoys themselves, as they were worried the Athenians would ally with Xerxes.

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8.142 The Spartans urged the Athenians to reject Alex's advice, & they offered to take in Athens' women & kids for the duration of the war.

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8.143 The Athenians told Alexander they would never come to terms with Xerxes, and that he should not come to them with such advice again.

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8.144 They assured the Spartans they would not prove traitor, declined their offer to take people in, and urged them to send an army ASAP.

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