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1 According to [Lys.] in Andok. § 46, he was in 399 B.C. πλέον ἢ τετταράκοντα ἔτη γεγονώς. He speaks of his ‘youthfulness’ in 415 B.C.: de Red. § 7. His father, Leogoras II., may have been born about 470: Andokides I. about 500: Leogoras I. about 540. The pseudo-Plutarch puts his birth in the archonship of Theagenides, Ol. 78. 1, 468 B.C.: probably on the assumption that the orator was the Andokides of Thuc. I. 51.
2 [Plut.] Vit. Andok. γένους Εὐπατριδῶν, ὡς δὲ Ἑλλάνικος, καὶ ἀπὸ Ἑρμοῦ: καθήκει γὰρ εἰς αὐτὸν τὸ Κηρύκων γένος. The pseudo-Plutarch seems to have inferred from the fact that the descent of Andokides was traced from Hermes, that he belonged to the priestly family of the Κήρυκες, who represented their ancestor Κῆρυξ as the son of Hermes (Paus. I. 38. 3). But Plutarch (Alkib. c. 21) tells us that Hellanikos traced Andokides up to Odysseus; the line from Hermes, then, was not through Kêryx, but through Autolykos, whose daughter Antikleia was mother of Odysseus.
4 Andok. de Pace § 6.
5 Schol. Aristid. III. 485, ap. Blass Att. Bereds. p. 270.
6 Thuc. I. 51.
7 Ar. Vesp. 1269: Nub. 109 “τοὺς φασιανοὺς οὓς τρέφει Λεωγόρας”. Athen. IX. p. 387 A κωμωδεῖται γὰρ ὁ Λεωγόρας ὡς γαστρίμαργος ὑπὸ Πλάτωνος ἐν Περιαλγεῖ. Besides his son Andokides, Leogoras had a daughter who married Kallias a son of Telekles: de Myst. § 117: cf. §§ 42, 50.
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