Argos and the surrounding area, which had been under the control of Nabis of Sparta, regained its freedom when Nabis was attacked by the Romans in 195 B.C. ( Liv_34.40 ). No doubt these ephebes from Mykenai returned home under the terms of the subsequent treaty imposed by Flamininus; see A.M. Eckstein, "Nabis and Flamininus on the Argive Revolutions of 198 and 197 B.C", page 228 ( PDF ).
Protimos of Gortyn.
Gods, with good fortune. It was resolved by a full assembly of the Mykenaians, on the second day of the month of Panemos; the damiourgos Delphion son of Timokritos, of the Daïphonteus tribe, acted as president; since Protimos of Gortyn, the son of Timarchos, took great care of the ephebes of the Mykenaians, when they were taken away by Nabis to Lakedaimon; and he made every effort to ensure that those who had been taken away were kept safe; therefore it is resolved by the villagers to invite both Protimos and his descendants to a privileged seat at the Dionysia, along with other benefactors, and the [other privileges] . . .
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