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Prosecution Of The Stepmother For Poisoning
 There was an upper room in our house occupied by Philoneos, a highly respected friend of our father's, during his visits to Athens. Now Philoneos had a mistress a whom he proposed to place in a brothel.1 My brother's mother made friends with her;
1 Clearly as a slave, as Philoneos has complete control over her, and she was later tortured and summarily executed.