2. A freedman of Pasion the banker.
After the death of the latter he married his widow, and became guardian to his younger son Pasicles.
It was not however till eleven years after the death of Pasion that he received the franchise of an Athenian citizen. (Dem. ad u. Steph.
He was a ship-owner; and on one occasion, when the people of Byzantium had detained some of his ships, he sent Stephanus to complain of the wrong. (Ib.
p. 1121.) Apollodorus, the eldest son of Pasion, brought an action against Phormion, who was defended by Demosthenes in the speech ὑπὲρ Φορμίωνος
. Subsequently Apollodorus brought the witnesses of Phormion to trial for perjury, when Demosthenes supported the other side, and composed posed for Apollodorus the speeches against Stephanus. [APOLLODORUS.] (Demosth. l.c. ;
Aesch. de fals. Leg.
p. 50; Phut. Demosth.
100.15; Clinton, F. H.
vol. ii. p. 358.)