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Demosthenes, Orations, 57.28


nanFurthermore, my father had four sons born of the same mother as myself, and when they died he buried them in our ancestral tomb, which belongs in common to all members of the gens; and no one of these kinsfolk ever made protest or prevented it or brought suit. And yet, who is there who would have permitted persons having no connection with the family to be placed in the ancestral tomb? To prove that these statements of mine also are true, (to the clerk) take the deposition. The Deposition


Intertexts (texts cited often on the same page as the searched text):

5 results
1. Isaeus, Orations, 2.14, 2.36, 2.46, 6.64-6.65, 7.27 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

2. Thucydides, The History of The Peloponnesian War, 6.54.2 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

6.54.2. Pisistratus dying at an advanced age in possession of the tyranny, was succeeded by his eldest son, Hippias, and not Hipparchus, as is vulgarly believed. Harmodius was then in the flower of youthful beauty, and Aristogiton, a citizen in the middle rank of life, was his lover and possessed him.
3. Demosthenes, Orations, 21.156, 43.63, 57.22-57.25, 57.30-57.31, 57.36, 57.40, 57.46, 57.67 (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

4. Epigraphy, Ig I , 258, 244

5. Epigraphy, Ig I , 258, 244



Subjects of this text:

subject book bibliographic info
boule, demosthenes as councillor Martin, Divine Talk: Religious Argumentation in Demosthenes (2009) 281
burial, legitimacy and inheritance Martin, Divine Talk: Religious Argumentation in Demosthenes (2009) 270, 281
customs Martin, Divine Talk: Religious Argumentation in Demosthenes (2009) 270
euxitheos, son of thoukritos, of halimous Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 240
harmodios and aristogeiton, introduction of Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 240
men, athenian, deme identities Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 240
men, athenian, genos identities Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 240
men, athenian, subgroup identities Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 240
men, athenian, tribal identities Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 240
oaths, sacred Martin, Divine Talk: Religious Argumentation in Demosthenes (2009) 281
panathenaia, and democracy Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 240
panathenaia, and non-democratic regimes Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 240
phratry Martin, Divine Talk: Religious Argumentation in Demosthenes (2009) 270, 281
priests, unqualified Martin, Divine Talk: Religious Argumentation in Demosthenes (2009) 281
procession, subgroups Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 240
pyrrhichistai, subgroups of city Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 240
rites Martin, Divine Talk: Religious Argumentation in Demosthenes (2009) 270, 281
sacrifices, from demes Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 240
sacrifices, from gene Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 240
sacrifices, from tribes Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 240
sacrifices, public Martin, Divine Talk: Religious Argumentation in Demosthenes (2009) 270, 281
sacrifices Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 240
salaminioi, genos, identities Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 240
thasos, ancestral gods on Parker, Polytheism and Society at Athens (2005) 25
tombs, ancestral' Parker, Polytheism and Society at Athens (2005) 25