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1. Diodorus Siculus, Historical Library, 18.18.3-18.18.5 (1st cent. BCE - 1st cent. BCE)

18.18.3.  When Antipater had heard what they had to say, he made answer that he would end the war against the Athenians on no other condition than that they surrender all their interests to his discretion; for, after they had shut Antipater up in Lamia, they had made that same reply to him when he had sent envoys about peace. The people, not being in position to fight, were forced to grant to Antipater such discretion and complete authority over the city. 18.18.4.  He dealt humanely with them and permitted them to retain their city and their possessions and everything else; but he changed the government from a democracy, ordering that political power should depend on a census of wealth, and that those possessing more than two thousand drachmas should be in control of the government and of the elections. He removed from the body of citizens all who possessed less than this amount on the ground that they were disturbers of the peace and warmongers, offering to those who wished it a place for settlement in Thrace. 18.18.5.  These men, more than twelve thousand in number, were removed from their fatherland; but those who possessed the stated rating, being about nine thousand, were designated as masters of both city and territory and conducted the government according to the constitution of Solon. All were permitted to keep their property uncurtailed. They were, however, forced to receive a garrison with Menyllus as its commander, its purpose being to prevent anyone from undertaking changes in the government.
2. Plutarch, Mark Antony, 32 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

3. Pausanias, Description of Greece, 1.40.2-1.40.3, 1.44.4, 3.22.12 (2nd cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

1.40.2. Not far from this fountain is an ancient sanctuary, and in our day likenesses stand in it of Roman emperors, and a bronze image is there of Artemis surnamed Saviour. There is a story that a detachment of the army of Mardonius, having over run Megaris 479 B.C., wished to return to Mardonius at Thebes, but that by the will of Artemis night came on them as they marched, and missing their way they turned into the hilly region. Trying to find out whether there was a hostile force near they shot some missiles. The rock near groaned when struck, and they shot again with greater eagerness 1.40.3. until at last they used up all their arrows thinking that they were shooting at the enemy. When the day broke, the Megarians attacked, and being men in armour fighting against men without armour who no longer had even a supply of missiles, they killed the greater number of their opponents. For this reason they had an image made of Artemis Saviour. Here are also images of the gods named the Twelve, said to be the work of Praxiteles. But the image of Artemis herself was made by Strongylion. 1.44.4. The hilly part of Megaris borders upon Boeotia, and in it the Megarians have built the city Pagae and another one called Aegosthena . As you go to Pagae, on turning a little aside from the highway, you are shown a rock with arrows stuck all over it, into which the Persians once shot in the night. In Pagae a noteworthy relic is a bronze image of Artemis surnamed Saviour, in size equal to that at Megara and exactly like it in shape. There is also a hero-shrine of Aegialeus, son of Adrastus. When the Argives made their second attack on Thebes he died at Glisas early in the first battle, and his relatives carried him to Pagae in Megaris and buried him, the shrine being still called the Aegialeum. 3.22.12. When the inhabitants of these cities were expelled, they were anxious to know where they ought to settle, and an oracle was given them that Artemis would show them where they were to dwell. When therefore they had gone on shore, and a hare appeared to them, they looked upon the hare as their guide on the way. When it dived into a myrtle tree, they built a city on the site of the myrtle, and down to this day they worship that myrtle tree, and name Artemis Saviour.
4. Epigraphy, Ig Ii, 676, 1496

5. Epigraphy, Ig Vii, 2727



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antipatros (macedonian general) Henderson, The Springtime of the People: The Athenian Ephebeia and Citizen Training from Lykourgos to Augustus (2020) 175
artemis Henderson, The Springtime of the People: The Athenian Ephebeia and Citizen Training from Lykourgos to Augustus (2020) 175
artemis soteira, and warfare Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
artemis soteira, as the most popular soteira Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
artemis soteira, in boeae Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
artemis soteira, multiple functions of Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
demades Henderson, The Springtime of the People: The Athenian Ephebeia and Citizen Training from Lykourgos to Augustus (2020) 175
diisoteria Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
diosoteria Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
ekklesia (assembly)' Henderson, The Springtime of the People: The Athenian Ephebeia and Citizen Training from Lykourgos to Augustus (2020) 175
manyllos (macedonian commander) Henderson, The Springtime of the People: The Athenian Ephebeia and Citizen Training from Lykourgos to Augustus (2020) 175
mounikhia Henderson, The Springtime of the People: The Athenian Ephebeia and Citizen Training from Lykourgos to Augustus (2020) 175
mysteries, greater Henderson, The Springtime of the People: The Athenian Ephebeia and Citizen Training from Lykourgos to Augustus (2020) 175
phokion (general) Henderson, The Springtime of the People: The Athenian Ephebeia and Citizen Training from Lykourgos to Augustus (2020) 175
salamis, battle of Henderson, The Springtime of the People: The Athenian Ephebeia and Citizen Training from Lykourgos to Augustus (2020) 175
soteria (festival), in akraiphia Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
soteria (festival), in delphi Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
soteria (festival), in megalopolis Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
soteria (festival), in priene Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
thrasyboulos Henderson, The Springtime of the People: The Athenian Ephebeia and Citizen Training from Lykourgos to Augustus (2020) 175
zeus, everything, ultimate control over Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
zeus soter, and personal needs Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
zeus soter, as the most popular saviour Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
zeus soter, multiple functions of Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
zeus soter, on rhodes Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145
zeus soter, religious associations of Jim, Saviour Gods and Soteria in Ancient Greece (2022) 145