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  Aristides. Plutarch. 1909-14. Plutarch’s Lives. The Harvard Classics
Aristides being the friend and supporter of that Clisthenes, who settled the government after the expulsion of the tyrants, and emulating and admiring Lycurgus the Lacedæmonian above all politicians, adhered to the aristocratical principles of government; and had Themistocles, son of Neocles, his adversary on the side of the populace.
Aristides, as soon as he saw them, going a considerable space before the rest, cried out to them, conjuring them by the guardian gods of Greece to forbear the fight, and be no impediment or stop to those, who were going to succor the defenders of Greece.
Aristides, therefore, having acquired a wonderful and great reputation by this levy of the tribute, Themistocles is said to have derided him, as if this had been not the commendation of a man, but a money-bag; a retaliation, though not in the same kind, for some free words which Aristides had used.
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 The Internet Classics Archive | Aristides by Plutarch
Aristides, the son of Lysimachus, was of the tribe Antiochis, and township of Alopece.
Aristides being the friend and supporter of that Clisthenes, who settled the government after the expulsion of the tyrants, and emulating and admiring Lycurgus, the Lacedaemonian, above all politicians, adhered to the aristocratical principles of government; and had Themistocles, son to Neocles, his adversary on the side of the populace.
Aristides, as soon as he saw them, going a considerable space before the rest, cried out to them, conjuring them by the guardian gods of Greece to forbear the fight, and be no impediment or stop to those who were going to succour the defenders of Greece.
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 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Aristides
In pursuance of a conservative policy which aimed at maintaining Athens as a land power, he was one of the chief opponents of the naval policy of Themistocles.
The conflict between the two leaders ended in the ostracism of Aristides, at a date variously given between 485 and 482.
Early in 480 Aristides profited by the decree recalling exiles to help in the defence of Athens against Persian invaders, and was elected strategos for the year 480–479.
www.britain.tv /wikipedia.php?title=Aristides   (750 words)

  
 Aristides the Just   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Aristides then spoke up and said that he would not have sat silent if Themistocles had not been giving the best advice, and that he was not silent out of any good will toward the person, but in approval of his counsel.
Aristides disagreed, saying that it would be better to leave the bridge intact so that Xerxes would hurry and use it, instead of fighting on with the strength of desperation.
Aristides decided to lead democracy rather than be run over by it, so he proposed that all citizens be considered eligible to hold office and to vote, regardless of their property.
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 Aristides
Aristides, an Athenian statesman, called "the Just", was the son of Lysimachus, and a member of a family of moderate fortune.
Early in 480 BC Aristides profited by the decree recalling the post-Marathonian exiles to help in the defense of Athens against the Persian invaders, and was elected strategus for the year 480-79.
In 478 or 477 Aristides was in command of the Athenian squadron off Byzantium, and so far won the confidence of the Ionian allies that, after revolting from the Spartan admiral Pausanias, they offered him the chief command and left him with absolute discretion in fixing the contributions of the newly formed confederacy.
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 Wikinfo | Aristides
Aristides (530 BC - 468 BC) was an Athenian statesman, nicknamed "the Just".
Early in 480 Aristides profited by the decree recalling exiles to help in the defence of Athens against ie Persian invaders, and was elected strategos for the year 480—479.
His estate seems to have suffered severely from the Persian invasions, for apparently he did not leave enough money to is defray the expenses of his burial, and it is known that his descendants even in the 4th century received state pensions.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Aristides
Two apologies for Christianity were composed on the occasion, that of Quadratus and that of Aristides which the author presented to Hadrian, at Athens, in 126 (Eus., H.E., IV, iii, 3, and Chron.
Having affirmed that God is "the selfsame being who first established and now controls the universe", Aristides points out the errors of the Chaldeans, Greeks, Egyptians, and Jews concerning the Deity, gives a brief summary of Christian belief, and emphasizes the righteousness of Christian life in contrast with the corrupt practices of paganism.
The tone throughout is elevated and calm, and the reasonableness of Christianity is shown rather by an appeal to facts than by subtle argumentation.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/01712d.htm   (378 words)

  
 The Apology of Aristides: Texts and Studies 1 (1891) pp. 1-34. Introduction.
Celsus is undoubtedly very nearly contemporary with Aristides; although it is difficult to determine his date exactly (and even Origen was doubtful as to his identity), we may probably say with a good assurance of safety that he was at the zenith of his influence and fame under the reign of Antoninus Pius.
One of the leading beliefs in Aristides is that God made all things for the sake of man. This doctrine he repeats in various forms, shewing that the separate elements, the earth, the air, the fire, and the water together with the sun, moon and stars, are his ministers.
Aristides the Philosopher is a Christian who has preserved the philosophic manner, and probably the philosophic dress, with a view to future service in the gospel.
www.tertullian.org /fathers/aristides_04_intro.htm   (8940 words)

  
 Plutarch's Life of Aristides
[1] Aristides, the son of Lysimachus, was of the tribe Antiochis, and township of Alopece.
Every leader by his day having the command in chief when it came to Aristides' turn, he delivered it into the hands of Miltiades, showing his fellow officers, that it is not dishonorable to obey and follow wise and able men, but, on the contrary, noble and prudent.
Lacedaemonians, the Greeks paid a certain contribution towards the maintenance of the war; and being desirous to be rated city by city in their due proportion, they desired Aristides of the Athenians, and gave him command, surveying the country and revenue, to assess every one according to their ability and what they were worth.
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 Aristides
Aristides' next start was a new race introduced as the feature on opening day at a new track, Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky which management had the audacity to name "the Kentucky Derby," hoping to emulate the famed Derby Stakes run at Epsom Race Course in England each June.
Unraced at 5, Aristides was unplaced in his only start at 6 (12 furlongs, won by Ten Broeck), sore with splint trouble, and was retired with a record of 9 wins in 21 starts and $18,325.
Aristides passed on to J. Lucas Turner's Kinloch Stud, St. Louis, Missouri, and was later acquired by Robert Brookings, who took him to his farm, Oaklands, outside of St. Louis, Missouri, property which later became the site of the St. Louis Fair Grounds and 1904 World's Fair.
www.tbheritage.com /Portraits/Aristides.html   (718 words)

  
 Aristides (racehorse) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aristides (named for his breeder's good friend and fellow horse breeder, the Pennsylvanian Aristides Welch who had imported Leamington into the US) was foaled late in the season, and was small, never standing taller than about 15 hands.
Both Aristides and Chesapeake were born and bred on the McGrathiana Farm in Fayette County, Kentucky, a short canter from Lexington.
Aristides, again ridden by Oliver Lewis, came in second in the Belmont Stakes, the race that today is the third race in the triple crown of American thoroughbred horse racing.
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 ARISTIDES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Aristides dedicated the apology to the Roman Emperor Hadrian (reign 117–138) at a time when he ruled in Athens in the year 126.
Aristides argues that such a being must be eternal, perfect, immortal, omniscient, and self-sufficient, and moreover he is the Father of mankind.
Aristides also analyzed the nature of the elements of the world and argued that they could be God for the following reasons: the heavens and the entire cosmos are moved by necessity and require a creator.
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 The Apology of Aristides the Philosopher
In the same connection the historian mentions the presentation of Apologies to the Emperor by Quadratus and Aristides, "an Athenian philosopher; "and implies that Hadrian was induced by these appeals, coupled with a letter from Serenius Granianus, proconsul of Asia, to issue an Imperial rescript forbidding the punishment of Christians without careful investigation and trial.
Aristides has no trace of ill-feeling to the Jews; no reference to the Logos doctrine, nor to the distinctive ideas of the Apostle Paul; he has no gnosticism or heresy to denounce, and he makes no appeal to miracle and prophecy.
On the whole, Aristides represents that type of Christian practice which is found in the Teaching of the Twelve Apostles; and to this he adds a simple Christian philosophy which may be compared with that of St.
www.earlychristianwritings.com /info/aristides.html   (1981 words)

  
 Aristides de Sousa Mendes
Aristides de Sousa Mendes was born on July 9, 1885, in the village of Cabanas de Viriato in the scenic northern province of Beira Alta, Portugal.
Aristides and his identical twin, Cesar, were raised with strong values centered on the family's ancestral traditions and profound Catholicism.
Aristides and Angelina had opened their home to as many of the neediest as the walls could hold.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/biography/Mendes.html   (5290 words)

  
 Plutarch, Aristides
But Aristides, with an exclamation, bid him think no more of it, but deliberate and find out means for removing the Mede, as quickly as possible, out of Greece; (4) lest being enclosed, through want of means to escape, necessity should compel him to force his way with so great an army.
(5) Aristides, as soon as he saw them, going a considerable space before the rest, cried out to them, conjuring them by the guardian gods of Greece to forbear the fight, and be no impediment or stop to those who were going to succour the defenders of Greece.
(4) Aristides, therefore, having acquired a wonderful and great reputation by this levy of the tribute, Themistocles is said to have derided him, as if this had been not the commendation of a man, but a money-bag; a retaliation, though not in the same kind for some free words which Aristides had used.
www.acs.ucalgary.ca /~vandersp/Courses/texts/plutarch/plutaris.html   (6046 words)

  
 John Pence Gallery - Juliette Aristides
Juliette Aristides is actively dedicated to rebuilding a traditional arts education in the United States.
Aristides is a regular contributor to Artist Magazine and is currently writing two books for Watson-Guptill, Classical Drawing Atelier and Classical Painting Atelier.
Aristides has had two successful one person shows with us, in 2003 and April 2005.
www.johnpence.com /visuals/painters/aristides/index.htm   (198 words)

  
 Juliette Aristides at The Brigham Galleries on Nantucket
The divinity of which Juliette Aristides’ speaks is evident in all of her works, whether they be still lifes or figures.
In 1999, Aristides started the Classical Atelier at the Seattle Academy of Fine Art, where she seeks to impart the same training as she has been fortunate to receive.
Aristides counts many of today’s leading artists as her mentors, including Jacob Collins and Steven Assael.
www.thebrighamgalleries.com /Artists/JAristides/JulietteAristides.htm   (225 words)

  
 The Apology of Aristides: Texts and Studies 1 (1891) pp. 52-64. Selected Notes on the Syriac Version
Aristides, however, takes the matter more seriously and examines each case in detail by the light of his previously stated axioms concerning the divine nature.
The version in Aristides, from its setting in the text of the Apology, between two precepts against idolatry, viz.
The parallelisms, however, are only just sufficient to suggest an acquaintance with the Teaching on the part of Aristides; and his whole presentation of Christian ethics is vastly superior to anything in the Didaché, and can only be paralleled for beauty and spirituality in the pages of Tertullian.
www.tertullian.org /fathers/aristides_06_notes.htm   (2355 words)

  
 Juliette Aristides -- Classical Realism
Throughout her childhood in Reading, PA, South African-born Aristides was “pretty introverted.” She preferred private communion with nature to formal schooling, and as a teen she would often set her alarm clock for 2 a.m.
The same may be said of her figure paintings, although Aristides approaches such works more as “a thinking things through, a wrestling with ideas.” Be that as it may, she employs all of her skills to convey the beauty, dignity, and mystery of the human form.
Aristides continues her chase for faith and knowledge now secure in her base as a well-trained craftswoman, a wife, and a mother.
www.gandynet.com /art/Masters/Aristides/index.htm   (1332 words)

  
 ARISTIDES, APOLOGY OF - Online Information article about ARISTIDES, APOLOGY OF
philosophy, Aristides proceeds to ask which of all the races of men have at all partaken of the truth about God.
Egypt, Aristides praises them for their worship of the one God, the Almighty Creator; but blames them as worshipping angels, and observing " sabbaths and new moons, and the unleavened See also:
A criterion is thus given us for the reconstruction of the Apology, where the Greek which we have has been abbreviated, and we are enabled to claim with certainty some passages of the Syriac which might otherwise be suspected as interpolations.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /APO_ARN/ARISTIDES_APOLOGY_OF.html   (2390 words)

  
 Aristides, Greece, ancient history
He was one of the ten generals at the battle of Marathon (490 BC) where the Greeks defeated the Persians led by their king Darius I. As leader of the aristocratic party, Aristides had a long-lasting conflict with the general and statesman Themistocles, which in 482BC led to his banishment from Athens.
He was called back when the Persians under king Xerxes I invaded Greece in 480 BC, and took part in the battle of Salamis.
Aristides played an important role in the formation of the confederacy of Greek city-states known as the Delian League.
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 Aristides Pereira - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Aristides Pereira - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Pereira, Aristides, born in 1923, first president of Cape Verde (1975-1991).
Born on Boa Vista Island, Cape Verde, Pereira was one of the founders...
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 Jews Portugal Aristides Mendes
Aristides de Sousa Mendes was, in 1940, Consul General for Portugal in Bordeaux, France.
He was a graduate of the University of Coimbra, a wealthy lawyer from an old aristocratic family and he had represented Portugal in diplomatic posts in Brazil, Zanzibar and the United States.
Aristides de Sousa Mendes' name has been honored by the United States Congress, the Government of Israel, and has been recently restored to a place of honor and respect by the President of Portugal, Mario Soares.
www.haruth.com /JewsPortugalAristidesMendes.html   (325 words)

  
 Apology of Aristides
EDITOR'S NOTE: The Apology of Aristides, mentioned by Eusebius, St. Jerome, and other ancient writers and said to have been the inspiration for the great works of St. Justin Martyr, was considered lost until the late Nineteenth Century, when an Armenian fragment was discovered.
All-powerful Caesar Titus Hadrianus Antoninus, venerable and merciful, from Marcianus Aristides, an Athenian philosopher.
I, O King, by the grace of God came into this world; and when I had considered the heaven and the earth and the seas, and had surveyed the sun and the rest of creation, I marvelled at the beauty of the world.
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 The Apology of Aristides: Texts and Studies 1 (1891) pp. 65-... Appendix: The Remains of the Original Greek of the ...
The Apology of Aristides carried the day: and, to cut the long story short, Nachor himself and finally the king and his people were converted: and at last Josaphat, who in due course succeeds 70 his father, resigns his kingdom and retires to spend his days with Barlaam in the desert
At the close of the Apology Aristides challenges the Emperor 'to examine the writings of the Christians, from which he declares that the materials for his defence are drawn: p.
We cannot account for these parallels by merely supposing that Aristides had the Epistle to Diognetus before him: for there are many points in common between Aristides and the Preaching of Peter, such as the worship of angels ascribed to the Jews, which do not appear in the Epistle.
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