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Plutarch, Alcibiades, 16.7
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1. Demosthenes, Orations, 21.147 (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

2. Plutarch, Alcibiades, 16.2-16.3, 16.5 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

16.2. but an Eros armed with a thunderbolt. The reputable men of the city looked on all these things with loathing and indignation, and feared his contemptuous and lawless spirit. They thought such conduct as his tyrant-like and monstrous. How the common folk felt towards him has been well set forth by Aristophanes Frogs, 1425 ; 1431-1432 . in these words:— It yearns for him, and hates him too, but wants him back; and again, veiling a yet greater severity in his metaphor:— A lion is not to be reared within the state; But, once you’ve reared him up, consult his every mood. 16.3. And indeed, his voluntary contributions of money, his support of public exhibitions, his unsurpassed munificence towards the city, the glory of his ancestry, the power of his eloquence, the comeliness and vigor of his person, together with his experience and prowess in war, made the Athenians lenient and tolerant towards everything else; they were forever giving the mildest of names to his transgressions, calling them the product of youthful spirits and ambition. 16.5. This was an instance of what they called his kindness of heart, but the execution of all the grown men of Melos In the summer of 416. Cf. Thuc. 5.116.2-4 . was chiefly due to him, since he supported the decree therefor. Aristophon painted Nemea A personification of the district of Nemea, in the games of which Alcibiades had been victorious. Cf. Paus. 1.22.7, with Frazer’s notes. with Alcibiades seated in her arms; whereat the people were delighted, and ran in crowds to see the picture. But the elders were indigt at this too; they said it smacked of tyranny and lawlessness. And it would seem that Archestratus, in his verdict on the painting, did not go wide of the mark when he said that Hellas could not endure more than one Alcibiades.
3. Plutarch, Themistocles, 5.7, 22.3-22.4 (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)



Subjects of this text:

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accused/defendant Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 56
agora Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 56
alcibiades Athanassaki and Titchener, Plutarch's Cities (2022) 164; Capra and Floridi, Intervisuality: New Approaches to Greek Literature (2023) 127; Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 56
aristoboule Capra and Floridi, Intervisuality: New Approaches to Greek Literature (2023) 127
aristophanes Athanassaki and Titchener, Plutarch's Cities (2022) 164
aristophon Capra and Floridi, Intervisuality: New Approaches to Greek Literature (2023) 127
athens, athenians Athanassaki and Titchener, Plutarch's Cities (2022) 164
choregia, choregos, cf. chorus Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 56
chorus, cf. choregia, choregos Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 56
citizen Athanassaki and Titchener, Plutarch's Cities (2022) 164
demos Athanassaki and Titchener, Plutarch's Cities (2022) 164
diodotus Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 56
dionysia, great Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 56
dionysus, dionysiac (rites, farce etc.) Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 56
dramatization Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 56
eisangelia Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 56
emotion, emotions, emotional Athanassaki and Titchener, Plutarch's Cities (2022) 164
eros, love Athanassaki and Titchener, Plutarch's Cities (2022) 164
generals Athanassaki and Titchener, Plutarch's Cities (2022) 164
herm Athanassaki and Titchener, Plutarch's Cities (2022) 164
hippias Capra and Floridi, Intervisuality: New Approaches to Greek Literature (2023) 127
homicide/murder, cf. killer, murderer Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 56
lysander Athanassaki and Titchener, Plutarch's Cities (2022) 164
nicias, athenian Athanassaki and Titchener, Plutarch's Cities (2022) 164
palladion Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 56
personifications Capra and Floridi, Intervisuality: New Approaches to Greek Literature (2023) 127
philocrates Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 56
pythia Capra and Floridi, Intervisuality: New Approaches to Greek Literature (2023) 127
rival, rivalry, cf. enemy Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 56
sicily Athanassaki and Titchener, Plutarch's Cities (2022) 164
simonides Capra and Floridi, Intervisuality: New Approaches to Greek Literature (2023) 127
sparta, spartan Athanassaki and Titchener, Plutarch's Cities (2022) 164
taureas Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 56
theater of dionysus Riess, Performing interpersonal violence: court, curse, and comedy in fourth-century BCE Athens (2012) 56
themistocles Capra and Floridi, Intervisuality: New Approaches to Greek Literature (2023) 127
thucydides Athanassaki and Titchener, Plutarch's Cities (2022) 164
tyrannos/tyrannoi' Capra and Floridi, Intervisuality: New Approaches to Greek Literature (2023) 127