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Pseudo-Xenophon (Old Oligarch), Constitution of the Athenians (ed. E. C. Marchant), chapter 3 (search)
hey do deliberately; for if they preferred the upper class, they would prefer those who are contrary-minded to themselves. In no city is the superior element well disposed to the populace, but in each city it is the worst part which is well disposed to the populace. For like is well disposed to like. Accordingly the Athenians prefer those sympathetic to themselves. Whenever they have undertaken to prefer the upper class, it has not turned out well for them; within a short time the people in Boeotia were enslavedThis presumably happened sometime in the period 456-446: cf. HSCP 71 (1966), 35-6.; similarly when they preferred the Milesian upper class, within a short time that class had revolted and cut down the peoplePerhaps soon after 446: cf. JHS 82 (1962), 1 ff. Formerly dated to the late fifties.; similarly when they preferred the Spartans to the Messenians, within a short time the Spartans had overthrown the Messenians and were making war on the Athenians.An allusion to Athenian aid