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Pseudo-Xenophon (Old Oligarch), Constitution of the Athenians (ed. E. C. Marchant), chapter 1 (search)
he slaves and meticsMetics were resident aliens. at Athens there is the greatest uncontrolled wantonness; you have spoiled the athletic and musical activities at Athens because they thought them unfitting (they know theyin the cities are strong, the rule of the people at Athens will last for a very short time. This is why they dact ill-advisedly: they force the allies to sail to Athens for judicial proceedings.The accuracy of the author controversial problem of the judicial relations of Athens and her allies, cf. G. E. M. de Ste. Croix, Notes o of the Athenian people. In addition, the people at Athens profit in the following ways when trials involving allies are held in Athens: first, the one per-cent tax in the Peiraeus brings in more for the cityOn the one pzation that judicial action for anyone who comes to Athens is in the hands of none other than the populace (this indeed is the law at Athens); in the courts he is obliged to entreat whoever comes in and to grasp him by t
Pseudo-Xenophon (Old Oligarch), Constitution of the Athenians (ed. E. C. Marchant), chapter 2 (search)
es not ail at the same time, so that from a prosperous land imports reach the rulers of the sea. If there should be mention also of slighter matters,Cf. Pericles in the Funeral Oration: Thuc. 2.38, on luxuries and delights, and on the presence in Athens of good things from everywhere. first, by virtue of their naval power, the Athenians have mingled with various peoples and discovered types of luxury. Whatever the delicacy in Sicily, Italy, Cyprus, Egypt, Lydia, Pontus, the Peloponnese, or anywhebeian types are indeed abused in comedy but only if they have been meddling in others' affairs and trying to rise above their class, so that the people feel no vexation at seeing such persons abused in comedy. It is my opinion that the people at Athens know which citizens are good and which bad, but that in spite of this knowledge they cultivate those who are complaisant and useful to themselves, even if bad; and they tend to hate the good. For they do not think that the good are naturally virt
Pseudo-Xenophon (Old Oligarch), Constitution of the Athenians (ed. E. C. Marchant), chapter 3 (search)
egotiate with the council or the assembly. This happens at Athens for no other reason than that owing to the quantity of busree with these people that many things are accomplished at Athens for money and still more would be accomplished if still monces, therefore, I deny that it is possible for affairs at Athens to be otherwise than as they now are, except insofar as itt interject that no one has been unjustly disfranchised at Athens. I say that there are some who have been unjustly disfranchised but very few indeed. To attack the democracy at Athens not a few are required. As this is so, there is no need to consyone think that many people were unjustly disfranchised at Athens, where the people are the ones who hold the offices? It iso say or do what is right that people are disfranchised at Athens. In view of these considerations one must not think that tsed at Athens. In view of these considerations one must not think that there is any danger at Athens from the disfranchised.