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That Cleon did not bury Astyphilus, even he himself would not deny, and evidence of the fact has been given you. On my return home I found my opponents in enjoyment of the property of the deceased; [I, therefore, sought out Cleon, who informed me that]1 his son had been adopted by Astyphilus, and that the latter had left a will to this effect in the keeping of Hierocles of Iphistiadae.2 On hearing this from him I proceeded to the house of Hierocles, knowing full well that he was on terms of the closest possible intimacy with Cleon,

1 There is a lacuna in the text at this point. “Post τὰ ἐκείνου est lacuna. [ Adii Cleonem, qui dixit] suum filium ab Astyphilo adoptatum esse” (Dobree,Adversaria, 1. p. 305).

2 A deme of the tribe Acamantis, situated on the left bank of the Cephissus.

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