Timasion, the Dardanian, pledged Seuthes, and presented a silver bowl and a carpet worth ten minae.
Let thirty minae be the penalty; for which sum they will be ample security to you.
Let that be the penalty, or, if his friends wish, thirty minae; for which they will be excellent securities.
We can't all afford necklaces and rugs and two minae presents.
Why really, this is nothing at all—thirty minae, in comparison with the other expenses he has incurred in good living.
What reason is there, then, that if he doesn't return, you should not pay me twenty minae for him?
Has he given forty minae, too, to this person, to be as a deposit?
Do you say that a mistress was purchased for Philolaches for thirty minae?
Forty-four minae are due to him, both principal and interest.
You have received, as far as I understand, forty minae of Philolaches.