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Prosecution Of The Stepmother For Poisoning
 She asked if she was prepared to follow her instructions, and, I imagine, received a ready assent. Later, Philoneos happened to have a sacrifice to perform to Zeus Ctesius1 in Peiraeus, while my father was on the point of leaving for Naxos. So Philoneos thought that it would be an excellent idea to make one journey of it by seeing my father as far as Peiraeus, offering the sacrifice, and entertaining his friend.
1 Zeus as a god of the household. Hence the sacrifice takes place at Philoneus' private residence.