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2 Aristotle （Aristot. Ath. Pol. 34） states that when, after the battle of Arginusae, 406 B.C., the Spartans made overtures of peace the demagogue Cleophon came before the Assembly drunk and prevented the Athenians from accepting the terms. With this paragraph should be compared Isoc. 15.316 and note.
3 The reference is particularly to Eubulus, who caused to be set aside a portion of the public revenues （the “surplus” mentioned in Isoc. 8.82） as a “theoric” fund to be distributed to the people at the public festivals.