Horses from the Tyrant’s Stable

Epistles of Phalaris, 11:

To Megacles

I have sent you some horses all outfitted for the competition, and I have ordered Teucrus to give you the money. If you need anything else, don’t hesitate to write. There can be no request so great that I will not be entirely delighted by if you only ask.

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     Καὶ τοὺς ἵππους ἐκπέπομφά σοι κεκοσμημένους ἐπὶ τὸν ἀγῶνα καὶ τὰ χρήματα δοῦναι Τεύκρῳ προστέταχα. κἂν ἄλλου του δέῃ, μὴ κατόκνει γράφειν· οὐδὲν γὰρ οὕτως ἔσται μέγα τῶν αἰτημάτων, ὃ μὴ πάντως αἰτησαμένῳ χαριούμεθα.

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