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Well, then, the defendant has sworn, as you have heard, “ that the inheritance of Archiades is not open to litigation, since he has children lawfully born and rightfully established according to the statute.” Let us, then, inquire if there are any, or if the defendant has sworn to what is false. The aforesaid Archiades, whose estate is in question, adopted as his son the grandfather of the one who has now sworn this affidavit; he, leaving a lawfully born son, Leostratus, the father of the defendant, returned to the Eleusinians.

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