Although I was aware of much that was outrageous about Simon, gentlemen of the Council, I did not believe that he would ever have carried audacity to the pitch of lodging a complaint as the injured party to a case where he was the person who should be punished, and of taking that great and solemn affidavit1 and so coming before you.
1 The oath or affidavit （διωμοσία） taken by both parties to a suit at a private examination （ἀνάκρισις）. See fn. 5 on Antiph. 5, On the Murder of Herodes.
Lysias. Lysias with an English translation by W.R.M. Lamb, M.A. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1930.
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