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By W.V. Harris, Brooke Holmes, W. V. Harris

Prosperous, immodest, hypochondriac (or might be simply an invalid), obsessively spiritual, the orator Aelius Aristides (117 to approximately a hundred and eighty) isn't the most fascinating determine of his age, yet simply because he's one of many best-known - and he's in detail recognized, due to his "Sacred stories" - his works are a necessary resource for the cultural and spiritual and political background of Greece lower than the Roman Empire. The papers collected right here, the fruit of a convention held at Columbia in 2007, shape the main excessive research of Aristides and his context to were released because the vintage paintings of Charles Behr 40 years in the past.

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59 Panathenaic Oration 261: To youv ~QyElwv JtAiii}o~ vooonv UO'tEQOV taaa'tO xal EQYcp xal Mycp. -lv~aaaa 'tIDV Eau'tfj~ /)L~AAal;E. This allusion remains obscure, but Aristides may refer here (as later in section 271 and in Or. 27) to what is called the clubbing of aristocrats at Argos by the mob, which took place in 370. 3 - 58 and Plutarch, Precepts of Statecrafl 814B. -lOVOL 'tIDV UAAWV. -lEVOL XQELTIOV EAJtL/)o~ EWQIDV'tO. 61 For example Panathenaic Oration 56 (cf. Thuc. 6). Compare Roman Oration 60-61 ('All come together as into a common civic center, in order to receive each man his due').

40 41 26 EWENBOWIE Orn. l08al-3 (Hyporchemata) @1 [also Or. 2] 34 01. 25, 44 @25 Py. fr. 6 42 fro 95 @12 [also @Or. fr. 11-14 & 26,52 01. 44 @25 01. 19, 802C. Also P1ut. 4 (Mor. 617C), ~ THorn. Il. lOO. 15-16W @6 27 EWENBOWIE Or n. 14-15 (Ditk. Athen. 2) @ 25 [also @Or. fr. 35 (Abdera Paean) @42 Is. 92 @45, cf Or. 13 52 For a list of Pindaric reminiscences in Oration 45 (arranged by section and including her own proposals, which I accept here) see Vassilaki 2005, 336-337. ARISTIDES AND EARLY GREEK LYRIC, ELEGIAC AND IAMBIC POETRY Sappho Simonides (ref.

56 Panatlzenaic Oration 255. See also Or. XXIII (Concerning Concorrf): 'When they reached AELIUS ARISTIDES AND THUCYDIDES 43 oration: 'Indeed', Aristides says, mentioning the money the Lacedaemonians lent to the Thirty, 'we could not discuss the internal affairs of the Lacedaemonians. For they kept these concealed. 37.!. This then enables Aristides to show the Athenian model spreading abroad and the city teaching its own history as an example of homonoia: 'Later she cured by her actions and counsel the masses of the Argives when they were sick with faction.

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