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Plato, Alcibiades 1, section 123c (search)
and many other fine and fertile regions reserved for the adornment of the consort; and each of these regions was named after some part of her apparel. So I imagine, if someone should say to the king's mother Amestris, who was wife of Xerxes, “The son of DeinomacheThe mother of Alcibiades. intends to challenge your son; the mother's dresses are worth perhaps fifty minae at the outside, while the son has under three hundred acres at Erchiae,In Attica, about fifteen miles east of Athens.” she would wonder to what on earth t
Plato, Hipparchus, section 229a (search)
of each Hermes there is one in which the god says that he stands in the midst of the city or the township, while on the right side he says:The memorial of Hipparchus: walk with just intent.There are many other fine inscriptions from his poems on other figures of Hermes, and this one in particular, on the SteiriaA town on the south-east coast of Attica. road, in which he says:
Plato, Theages, section 127e (search)
in the first place, are my elder, and further, you have held in your time many of the highest offices in Athens, and are respected by the people of AnagyrusA deme or township of Attica. above all your fellow-townsmen, and by the whole state as much as any man, whereas neither of you can notice anything like this about me. And moreover, if Theages here does despise the instruction of our statesmen, and is looking for some other persons who profess to be able to educate young people, we have here Prodicus of Ceos, Gorgias of Leontini, Polus of Acragas,
Plato, Laches, section 181b (search)
but his country's name. He accompanied me in the retreat from Delium,On the coast just north of Attica, where the Athenians were severely defeated by the Boeotians in 424 B.C. and I assure you that if the rest had chosen to be like him, our city would be holding up her head and would not then have had such a terrible fall.LysimachusSocrates, this is indeed splendid praise which you are now receiving from men whose word is of great weight, and for such conduct as wins their praise. So let me tell you that I rejoice to hear this and to know you have such a good reputation; and you in return must count me as one of your warmest well-wishers.
Plato, Laches, section 196e (search)
SocratesIndeed it is obvious, Nicias, that you at least do not believe that even the Crommyonian sowThe fierce moster slain by Theseus in the region between Corinth and Megara before he became the hero of Attica. could have been courageous. I say this not in jest, but because I conceive it is necessary for him who states this theory to refuse courage to any wild beast, or else to admit that a beast like a lion or a leopard or even a boar is so wise as to know what only a few men know because it is so hard to perceive. Why, he who subscribes to your account of courage must needs agree that a lion, a stag, a bull, and a monkey have all an equal share of courage in their nature.
Plato, Laches, section 197c (search)
which I speak of that are courageous.LachesMark you, Socrates, how finely, as he fancies, my friend decks himself out with his words! And how he attempts to deprive of the distinction of courage those whom everyone admits to be courageous!NiciasI am not referring to you, Laches, so do not be fiightened: for I grant that you, and Lamachus also, are wise, since you are courageous, and I say the same of numerous other Athenians.LachesI will not say what I could say in answer to that, lest you call me a true son of Aexone.A deme or district of Attica, noted for the abusive wit of its people.