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Xenophon, Symposium, 1.2


nanIt was on the occasion of the horse-races at the greater Panathenaic games; Callias, Hipponicus’ son, was enamoured, as it happened, of the boy Autolycus, and in honour of his victory in the pancratium The pancratium was a severe athletic contest involving a combination of boxing and wrestling, and requiring on the part of the contestants unusual physique and condition. There were separate events open to men and to boys. had brought him to see the spectacle. When the racing was over, Callias proceeded on his way to his house in the Peiraeus with Autolycus and the boy’s father; Niceratus also was in his company.


nanIt was on the occasion of the horse-races at the greater Panathenaic games; Callias, Hipponicus’ son, was enamoured, as it happened, of the boy Autolycus, and in honour of his victory in the pancratium The pancratium was a severe athletic contest involving a combination of boxing and wrestling, and requiring on the part of the contestants unusual physique and condition. There were separate events open to men and to boys. had brought him to see the spectacle. When the racing was over, Callias proceeded on his way to his house in the Peiraeus with Autolycus and the boy’s father; Niceratus also was in his company.


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

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1. Pindar, Nemean Odes, 4.18-4.19 (6th cent. BCE - 5th cent. BCE)

2. Aristophanes, Lysistrata, 642-647, 641 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

641. ἑπτὰ μὲν ἔτη γεγῶς' εὐθὺς ἠρρηφόρουν:
3. Xenophon, Symposium, 1.4, 4.17 (5th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

1.4. This is an opportune meeting, for I am about to give a dinner in honour of Autolycus and his father; and I think that my entertainment would present a great deal more brilliance if my dining-room were graced with the presence of men like you, whose hearts have undergone philosophy’s purification, than it would with generals and cavalry commanders and office-seekers. 4.17. But more than that, beauty is not to be contemned on this ground, either, that it soon passes its prime; for just as we recognize beauty in a boy, so we do in a youth, a full-grown man, or an old man. Witness the fact that in selecting garlandbearers for Athena they choose beautiful old men, thus intimating that beauty attends every period of life.
4. Aristotle, Athenian Constitution, 18.1-18.4 (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

5. Demosthenes, Orations, 49.22 (4th cent. BCE - 4th cent. BCE)

6. Plutarch, Lives of The Ten Orators, None (1st cent. CE - 2nd cent. CE)

7. Epigraphy, I.Ephesos, 2072

8. Epigraphy, Ig Ii2, 968, 2313

9. Epigraphy, Ig Ii3, 478, 450



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agora, deme Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1104
alkmeonidai Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1180
apollodoros son of pasion, and family Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1104
aristeides Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1180
artemis, mounichia Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1104
beardless youths, athenian, great athenaia, identities Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 272
boxing, great panathenaia, boys, men Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 183
boxing, great panathenaia, boys Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 183
boys, athenian, citizens-to-be Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 272
boys, athenian, identities Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 272
boys, athenian, tribal identities Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 272
cavalry, prosopography Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1104
choregos, dedications Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1180
chorus, cyclic great panathenaia Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 272
community of all the athenians, membership Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 272
daidouchos Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1180
decline of and panathenaea Parker, Polytheism and Society at Athens (2005) 268
definition, boys Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 183, 272
definition, men Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 183
delphi, proxeny, honours Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1104
demosthenes, residence Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1104
erichthonios, and kanephoroi Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 123
eukosmia Mikalson, New Aspects of Religion in Ancient Athens: Honors, Authorities, Esthetics, and Society (2016) 259
games, panathenaic, athletic events Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 183, 272
games, panathenaic, end of Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 272
goods, alteration Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1104
gymnasion Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1104, 1180
harmodios and aristogeiton, harmodios, sister of Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 123
hekatostai records Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1180
herakleion Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1104
hippios, boys Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 183
hippios, definition Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 183
hippios, men Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 183
hoplites, great panathenaia Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 183
imposed, exemplary individuals Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 272
individual Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 272
iphikrates, residence Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1104
kallias family of alopeke Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1180
kallias iii, residence Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1104
kanephoroi, procession Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 123
kerykes Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1180
komarch, kômê Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1104
kosmos Mikalson, New Aspects of Religion in Ancient Athens: Honors, Authorities, Esthetics, and Society (2016) 259
lykourgos, son of lykophron, of boutadai Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 123
miltiades, son of zoilos, of marathon, daughter of Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 123
ostracism Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1180
pankration, boys Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 183
pankration, men Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 183
pentathlon, boys Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 183
pentathlon, men Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 183
philotimia Mikalson, New Aspects of Religion in Ancient Athens: Honors, Authorities, Esthetics, and Society (2016) 259
polystratos, son of damichos, philaidai Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 272
pompai, beauty of Mikalson, New Aspects of Religion in Ancient Athens: Honors, Authorities, Esthetics, and Society (2016) 259
pompai, of pythaïs Mikalson, New Aspects of Religion in Ancient Athens: Honors, Authorities, Esthetics, and Society (2016) 259
procession, at great panathenaia Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 123
public buildings in demes Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1104
pyrrhiche, and athena Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 272
pyrrhiche, great panathenaia Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 272
pyrrhiche Parker, Polytheism and Society at Athens (2005) 268
pyrrhiche at sacrifices at Parker, Polytheism and Society at Athens (2005) 268
pythaïdes Mikalson, New Aspects of Religion in Ancient Athens: Honors, Authorities, Esthetics, and Society (2016) 259
schultz, peter, great panathenaia Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 272
ships Humphreys, Kinship in Ancient Athens: An Anthropological Analysis (2018) 1104
skambonidai festivals mentioned in decree of Parker, Polytheism and Society at Athens (2005) 268
skaphephoroi, procession Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 123
sprint foot races, boys Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 183
stadion, boys Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 183
stadion, men Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 183
technitai of dionysus Mikalson, New Aspects of Religion in Ancient Athens: Honors, Authorities, Esthetics, and Society (2016) 259
thallophoroi, definition Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 123
thallophoroi, procession Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 123
theoriai, beauty of Mikalson, New Aspects of Religion in Ancient Athens: Honors, Authorities, Esthetics, and Society (2016) 259
theoriai, to olympia' Mikalson, New Aspects of Religion in Ancient Athens: Honors, Authorities, Esthetics, and Society (2016) 259
wrestling, boys Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 183
wrestling, men Shear, Serving Athena: The Festival of the Panathenaia and the Construction of Athenian Identities (2021) 183