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A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology (ed. William Smith) 41 41 Browse Search
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M. Tullius Cicero, De Officiis: index (ed. Walter Miller) 2 2 Browse Search
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Isocrates, Nicocles or the Cyprians (ed. George Norlin), section 23 (search)
for, in the first place, we all know that the empire of the Persians attained its great magnitude, not because of the intelligence of the population, but because they more than other peoples respect the royal office; secondly, that Dionysius,Dionysius, the elder, became tyrant of Syracuse in 406 B.C. the tyrant, taking charge of Sicily when the rest of it had been devastated by war and when his own country, Syracuse, was in a state of siege, not only delivered it from the dangers which then threatened, but also made it the greatest of Hellenic states;
Isocrates, On the Peace (ed. George Norlin), section 13 (search)
deliberate on the business of the state you distrust and dislike men of that character and cultivate, instead, the most depravedThe private morals of men like Eubulus, Callistratus (see Theopompus in Athen. 4.166e), and Philocrates (see Aeschin. 2.52) apparently left much to be desired. of the orators who come before you on this platform; and you prefer as being better friends of the people those who are drunkAristotle (Aristot. Ath. Pol. 34) states that when, after the battle of Arginusae, 406 B.C., the Spartans made overtures of peace the demagogue Cleophon came before the Assembly drunk and prevented the Athenians from accepting the terms. With this paragraph should be compared Isoc. 15.316 and note. to those who are sober, those who are witless to those who are wise, and those who dole out the public moneyThe reference is particularly to Eubulus, who caused to be set aside a portion of the public revenues (the “surplus” mentioned in Isoc. 8.82) as a “theoric” fund