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Isocrates, Areopagiticus (ed. George Norlin), section 65 (search)
Or that at the time when the people were in control of affairs, we placed our garrisons in the citadels of other states, whereas when the Thirty took over the government, the enemy occupied the Acropolis of Athens?Lysander kept a Spartan garrison on the Acropolis during the rule of the Thirty. See Isoc. 8.92; Isoc. 15.319. Or, again, that during the rule of the Thirty the Lacedaemonians were our masters, but that when the exiles returned and dared to fight for freedom, and Conon won his naval victory,The Battle of Cnidus, 394 B.C., re-established the power of Athens. ambassadors came from the Lacedaemonians and offered Athens the command of the sea?See Isoc. 9.68.
And that in fact is what happened: the generals followed this advice, a fleet was assembled, the Lacedaemonians were defeated in a naval battleOff Cnidus, 394 B.C. and lost their supremacy, while the Greeks regained their freedom and our city recovered in some measure its old-time glory and became leader of the allies. And although all this was accomplished with Conon as commander, yet Evagoras both made the outcome possible and furnished the greater part of the armament.
Isocrates, Panathenaicus (ed. George Norlin), section 56 (search)
Isocrates, On the team of horses (ed. George Norlin), section 40 (search)
Well then, when Athens was prosperous, who of the citizens was more prosperous, more admired, or more envied than my father? And when she suffered ill-fortune, who was deprived of brighter hopes, or of greater wealth, or of fairer repute? Finally, when the Thirty Tyrants established their rule, while the others merely suffered exile from Athens, was he not banished from all Greece? Did not the Lacedaemonians and LysanderSpartan general, victorious over the Athenians at Aegospotami （405 B.C.） exert themselves as much to cause his death as to bring about the downfall of your dominion, in the belief that they could not be sure of the city's loyalty if they demolished her wallsThe Long Walls, uniting Athens and its harbor Piraeus, were destroyed in 404 B.C. （Xenophon, Hall. ii. 2. 20） and were rebuilt by Conon in 394 B.C. unless they should also destroy the man who could rebuil
Lysias, Funeral Oration, section 59 (search)
The leadership was taken by others, and a people who had never before embarked upon the sea defeated the Greeks in a naval action; they sailed to Europe and enslaved cities of the Greeks, in which despots were established, some after our disaster, and others after the victory of the barbarians.The Persian fleet under Conon defeated the Lacedaemonians under Peisander at Cnidus in Cilicia, 394 B.C. In the preceding years Sparta, relying on the support of Persia, had placed her governors in many Greek cities: after Cnidus the Greeks of Asia Minor were abandoned to Persian rule.
Lysias, Against Simon, section 45 (search)
I will, however, pass over all those things, and will mention not one which I consider you ought to hear, as being a sure proof of his brazen-faced audacity. In Corinth, where he arrived after our battle with the enemy and the expedition to CoroneaAt the battle of Coronea in 394 B.C. the Athenians and Thebans fought the Spartans commanded by Agesilaus. he fought with the taxiarchThe officer commanding an infantry contingent front one of the ten tribes. Cf. Dem. 54.5. Laches and gave him a beating; and when the citizens had set forth in full military strength, he was specially noted for insubordination and knavery, and was the only Athenian ordered by the generals to be banned by herald.
Lysias, For Mantitheus, section 15 (search)
Then after that, gentlemen, there was the expedition to Corinth394 B.C.; and everyone knew beforehand that it must be a dangerous affair. Some were trying to shirk their duty, but I contrived to have myself posted in the front rank for our battle with the enemy. Our tribe had the worst fortune, and suffered the heaviest losses in the ranks: I retired from the field later than the fine fellow of SteiriaProbably Thrasybulus: Steiria was a township on the east coast of Attica. who has been reproaching everybody with cowardice.
Lysias, On the Property of Aristophanes, section 28 (search)
Perhaps to some of you, gentlemen of the jury, they appear few: but bear in mind the fact that before Conon won his victory at sea,At Cnidus, 394 B.C. Aristophanes had no land except a small plot at Rhamnus.A district of Attica. Now the sea-fight occurred in the archonship of Eubulides;
Pausanias, Description of Greece,
Attica, chapter 1 (search)
Pausanias, Description of Greece,
Attica, chapter 3 (search)