It has been remarked that the prophecy of a new generation of teachers who would rebuke and exhort the Athenian people in harsher and more violent terms was, as far as we know, never fulfilled.
Nor is there any trace in the Dialogues of an attempt to make Anytus or Meletus personally odious in the eyes of the Athenian public.
He is an old man already, and the Athenians will gain nothing but disgrace by depriving him of a few years of life.
Fresh in the memory of the Athenians, and detestable as they deserved to be to the newly restored democracy, were the names of Alcibiades, Critias, Charmides.
A few years before this time, there had been a war between the city of Athens and the island of Crete, in which the Athenians
were beaten, and compelled to beg for peace.
Paul defined his position, and below was the market-place where he "disputed daily" with the gossip-loving Athenians
He seems, like Aristophanes, to regard the new opinions, whether of Socrates or the Sophists, as fatal to Athenian
Meanwhile, the young prince, effectually disguised, wandered on foot through his father's dominions, cheered and supported in all his hardships by sweet thoughts of the Athenian
maid, who was the innocent cause of his weary trials.
, who indeed have left behind them a pretty tolerable reputation for ingratitude, have in this respect to yield precedence to the Dutch.
The overarching cause he places in a simple, straightforward sentence: "What made war inevitable was the growth of Athenian
power and the fear which this caused in Sparta.
Socrates therein revealed the deficiency of laws and the limits of our ability to know their purpose, but in the Laws, the Athenian
Stranger (whom Lutz treats as all but indistinguishable from Socrates, if not Plato himself) shows that "divine law needs rational guidance from political philosophy.
(Mark Prescott) DESPITE being off the track for 314 days, Athenian
ran a race full of promise at Ripon this week.