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Andocides

(ăndŏs`ĭdēz), c.440–390 B.C., one of the Ten Attic Orators (see oratoryoratory,
the art of swaying an audience by eloquent speech. In ancient Greece and Rome oratory was included under the term rhetoric, which meant the art of composing as well as delivering a speech.
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). In 415 B.C. he was accused of mutilating the hermae (sacred pillars topped by busts of the gods) and, in association with AlcibiadesAlcibiades
, c.450–404 B.C., Athenian statesman and general. Of the family of Alcmaeonidae, he was a ward of Pericles and was for many years a devoted attendant of Socrates. He turned to politics after the Peace of Nicias (421 B.C.
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, of other sacrilege. He went into exile, and one of his speeches was a plea to be restored to citizenship. After he returned in 403, he was again accused (399) of sacrilege and again successfully defended himself.
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The symbolism is clear and significant if reference is made to the three dramatic impiety trials in Athens in 400 / 399 BC--the trials of Socrates, Andocides and Nicomachus.
Stokes points out that even "oh Athenians" as an opening address "is absent from the extant Andocides, Antiphon and Isaeus, occurs only twice in Lysias, and is relatively unusual even in Demosthenes.
No solo Socrates, igualmente Anaxagoras y el retorico Andocides, entre otros personajes ilustres de la vida ateniense, fueron objeto de juicios politico-religiosos, consecuencia de las querellas entre partidos opositores.
The final chapter looks at the impiety trials of Andocides, Nichomachus, and Socrates, and at the restoration of democracy after the terror of The Thirty.
historiography: Thucydides, Theopompus and Xenophon; oratory: Aeschines, Andocides, Antiphon, Demades, Demosthenes, Hyperides, Isaeus, Isocrates, Lysias, Lycurgus; philosophical prose: Aristotle, Plato and Xenophon; technical treatises: Aristotle and Xenophon.
Andocides sostenia que el juicio de ilegalidad habia tenido lugar en el tribunal plenario de 6000 jueces (idem).
In Ajax and Philoctetes, for example, Odysseus represents Andocides, but in Euripides' Cyclops he represents Alcibiades, which would not have posed a problem because "the careers of Andocides and Alcibiades since 415 .
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Part five, which is on Oratory, consists of essays on Antiphon, Andocides, Lysias, Isocrates, Demosthenes and Aeschines.
This volume presents both extracts and full speeches (in the original Greek) from the first five of the ancient canon of Attic orators: Antiphon, Andocides, Lysias, Isocrates, and Isaeus.
Los oligarcas, por medio de sus escritos (Antifonte, Andocides y otros), ridiculizaban a los demagogos, los jefes de la democracia que provenian de las clases pudientes de Arenas, no del pueblo llano; pero cuando no alcanzaban sus propositos, recurrian al golpe de Estado, como el autor anonimo pretendia que se hiciera, pero, para desgracia de ellos, siempre sin exito.
51) This is in fact the most frequent way of representing trainers on late fifth-century vases, such as those of the Eretria Painter, Calliope Painter, and Disney Painter, all of whom especially favored athletic scenes, but it is also common in the work of earlier red-figure artists such as the Andocides Painter, Euthymides, Epictetus, the Kleophrades Painter, Onesimus, the Antiphon Painter, the Brygos Painter, Douris, and even on at least one black-figure vase.