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Aristotle, Athenian Constitution (ed. H. Rackham), chapter 25 (search)
administration; then in the archonship of Conon he stripped the Council of all its added powers which made it the safeguard of the constitution, and assigned some of them to the Five Hundred and others to the People and to the jury-courts. For these acts of Ephialtes, ThemistoclesIn Aristot. Pol. 2.12the place assigned here to Themistocles is taken by Pericles. was partly responsible; he was a member of the Areopagus, but was destined to be put on trial for treasonable dealings with Persia. Themistocles desiring the Council to be destroyed used to tell Ephialtes that the Council was going to arrest him, while he told the Areopagites that he would give information about certain persons who were conspiring to destroy the constitution. And he used to take selected members of the Council to the place where Ephialtes resided to show them the people collecting there, and conversed with them seriously. Ephialtes was dismayed when he saw this, and took his seat at the altar i
Aristotle, Athenian Constitution (ed. H. Rackham), chapter 29 (search)
In the period of the war therefore, so long as fortunes were evenly balanced, they continued to preserve the democracy. But when after the occurrence of the disaster in Sicily the Lacedaemonian side became very strong owing to the alliance with the king of Persia, they were compelled to overthrow the democracy and set up the government of the Four Hundred, Melobius making the speech on behalf of the resolutionOr 'before the resolution.' but Pythodorus of the deme Anaphlystus having drafted the motion, and the acquiescence of the mass of the citizens being chiefly due to the belief that the king would help them more in the war if they limited their constitution. The resolution of Pythodorus was as follows: 'That in addition to the ten Preliminary CouncillorsThe ten commissioners appointed at Athens after the Sicilian disaster to deal with the emergency (Thuc. 8.I), and later instructed to reform the constitution (Thuc. 67.). already existing the people choose twenty