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Athenian

a native or inhabitant of Athens
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Interestingly, ambassadors from Corinth addressed the Athenian assembly as well, and at the same time, but their arguments, that war was not on the horizon between Athens and Sparta, proved less persuasive than those of their adversaries.
The Athenian does this by persuading two adherents of the divine law, Kleinias and Megillus, that they already rely "on reason to understand and explain" the laws they obey.
Twenty years of war, an unprecedented military disaster in Sicily two years earlier, the permanent presence of the enemy in Attica, the systematic ravaging of the Attic countryside, and the subsequent denial of access to their farms and estates in the country had begun to tell on the Athenian folk.
But even as the poison (whether it was hemlock or some other concoction, we just don't know) crept through those venerable old veins, the noble Athenian couldn't help but pay homage to his pagan past one last time as he pulled the cover from his own hideous head.
The force that marched forth from Athens to confront the Persians was perhaps 10,000 strong, a true citizen army representing the flower of Athenian manhood.
The play also touches on the stories of four Athenian lovers as well as a group of Athenian workmen who are working towards presenting a play to entertain the royal couple at their wedding celebrations.
To support this thesis, Fredal marshals an impressive array of physical evidence from Athenian architecture, sculpture, and city design, as well as textual evidence from contemporary accounts of public speaking and oral display.
The Athenian Agora: new perspectives on an ancient site.
Sophocles and Alcibiades: Athenian Politics in Ancient Greek Literature.
Thus, because during this period many of the best records available are Athenian, we often learn about Philip's plans and actions through debates in Athens or oratory at Athenian trials.
Athenian democracy was thus a vast "learning machine," says Ober, capable of flushing out relevant facts and adapting itself quickly to changing circumstances.