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[43] Really, gentlemen, tell me: do you think he got nothing for proposing that Diphilus1 should have meals at the Prytaneum or for that statue to be put up in the market? Nothing for conferring Athenian citizenship on Chaerephilus, Phidon, Pamphilus, and Phidippus, or again on Epigenes and Conon the bankers? Nothing for putting up in the market bronze statues of Berisades, Satyrus and Gorgippus the tyrants from the Pontus, from whom he receives a thousand medimni of wheat a year—this man who will presently tell you that there is nowhere for him to take refuge.

1 Little is known of the various men mentioned in this section. Diphilus was perhaps the son of Diopithes, trierarch in 325/4 and 323/2 B.C. (CIA 2.809 d, 53 and 811 b, 104). For Chaerephilus, a dealer in salt fish, compare Hyp. frag. 34 and Hyp. frag. 35. The three names following his are those of his sons. All four were evidently put in the deme of Paeania, Pamphilus and Phidippus being mentioned as members of it in inscriptions (CIA 2.172 and CIA 2.811 d, 142). Cf. also Athen. 3.119 sq. and Athen. 8.339 d. Berisades is probably the same man as Paerisades, a king of Bosporus to whom Demosthenes refers (Dem. 34.8); Satyrus was his son.

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