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Headword: *periklh=s
Adler number: pi,1180
Translated headword: Perikles, Pericles
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Son of Xanthippos and Agariste, an Athenian, rhetor and demagogue.[1] He is the first to have read a written speech in a lawcourt, those before his time having spoken extemporaneously. He was a pupil of Anaxagoras of Clazomenae, whom he saved from death.[2]
Greek Original:
*periklh=s, *canqi/ppou kai\ *)agari/sths, *)aqhnai=os, r(h/twr kai\ dhmagwgo/s: o(/stis prw=tos grapto\n lo/gon e)n dikasthri/w| ei)=pe, tw=n pro\ au)tou= sxediazo/ntwn. h)=n de\ maqhth\s *)anacago/rou tou= *klazomeni/ou: kai\ au)to\s e)ru/sato au)to\n e)k qana/tou.
Notes:
OCD4 Pericles(1). See also pi 1178, pi 1179, pi 1181.
[1] On the term "demagogue" (not necessarily, at root, a derogatory one) see G.E.M. de Ste. Croix, The Origins of the Peloponnesian War (Ithaca NY 1972) 359 n.4.
[2] For further sources and bibliography on the trial of Anaxagoras see Philip A. Stadter, A Commentary on Plutarch's Pericles (Chapel Hill and London, 1989) on 32.2.
Keywords: biography; chronology; geography; law; philosophy; politics; rhetoric; women
Translated by: Debra Hamel on 16 November 1998@23:44:54.
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David Whitehead (added headword, bibliography, keyword; cosmetics) on 22 January 2001@05:54:42.
Catharine Roth (cosmetics, cross-references) on 18 May 2004@02:13:51.
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