If his guest refused to do so, nabis would invite him to visit his wife, and lead the unsuspecting man close to the statue.
They further mentioned the cases of Philip and nabis in Greece.
nabis was consequently in despair and despatched a herald to Flamininus about peace.
Being annoyed at the treaty, nabis paid no attention to its provisions.
Philip and nabis were subdued: he was the third object of attack.
And, lastly, that they named Argos and nabis merely as a pretext for remaining in Greece, and keeping their armies there.
Besides these mistakes, he says that nabis started on his return from Messenia by the gate on the road to Tegea.
Philip at once refused, but nabis took up arms, and Antiochus willingly entered into the designs of the Ætolians.
For nabis did not dare to refuse the arrangements which he was asked to make, nor yet would he consent to make them.
A similar instrument was invented by nabis, a Spartan tyrant, who named it the Apega, after his wife.