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Demosthenes, Against Conon, section 31 (search)
and writes at the head of it as witnesses the names of people whom I think you will know well when you hear them— “Diotimus, son of Diotimus, of Icaria,Icaria, a deme of the tribe Aegeïs. Archebiades, son of Demoteles, of Halae,There were two demes of this name, one on the east coast of Attica and the other on the Saronic Gulf. The former belonged to the tribe Aegeis, the latter to the tribe Cecropis. Chaeretimus, son of Chaerimenes, of Pithus,Pithus, a deme of the tribe Cecropis. depose that they were returning from a dinner with Conon, and came upon Ariston and the son of Conon fighting in the agora, and that Conon did not strike Arist
Demosthenes, Against Conon, section 25 (search)
And, assuredly, if anything had happened to me,A frequent euphemism for, “if my death had ensued.” he would have been liable to a charge of murder and the severest of penalties. At any rate the father of the priestess at Brauron,Brauron was a district on the eastern coast of Attica, where there was a famous shrine of Artemis. It was to this point that Orestes and Iphigeneia were said to have brought the statue of Artemis from the land of the Taurians. The facts regarding the case alluded to are unknown. although it was admitted that he had not laid a finger on the deceased, but had merely urged the one who dealt the blow to keep on striking, was banished by the court of the Areopagus. And justly; for, if the bystanders, instead of
Demosthenes, Against Callicles, section 28 (search)
Could there, then, be people more shameless than these, or more plainly malicious pettifoggers—men who, after advancing their own wall and raising the level of the road, are suing others for damages, and that too for a fixed sum of a thousand drachmae, when they have themselves lost fifty at most? And yet consider, men of the jury, how many people in the farm-lands have suffered from floods in EleusisEleusis, a town in Attica, famed as a central point in the worship of Demeter, and the scene of the celebration of the great mysteries. and in other places. But, good heavens, I take it each one of these is not going to claim the right to recover damages from his neighbors.
Demosthenes, Against Eubulides, section 18 (search)
They have maliciously asserted that my father spoke with a foreign accent. But that he was taken prisoner by the enemy in the course of the Decelean warThe latter period of the Peloponnesian war, 413-404 B.C., is often called the Decelean war, because the Lacedaemonians, who had again invaded Attica, occupied the town of Decelea, not far from Athens, and maintained a garrison there. and was sold into slavery and taken to Leucas, and that he there fell in with Cleander,The modern Leukas, or Santa Maura, off the west coast of Acarnania. the actor, and was brought back here to his kinsfolk after a long lapse of time—all this they have omitted to state; but just as though it were right that I should be brought to ruin on accou
Demosthenes, Against Eubulides, section 29 (search)
With regard to my father, then, these are the grounds for my assertion that he was an Athenian; and I have brought forward as witnesses persons whom my opponents themselves have voted to be citizens, and who depose that my father was their own cousin. It is shown that he lived such and such a number of years here in Attica and that he was never in any place brought under scrutiny as being an alien, but that he found a refuge with these persons as his relatives, and that they both received him and gave him a share of their property as being one of themselves.