That Kleonymos proposed a reward of one thousand drachmas for information about the desecration of the Hermai and the profanation of the Mysteries (Katz 1976:375), is neither mentioned nor implied in Birds, but is information derived from Andokides
, On the mysteries 27.
(11.) Simpson 2002, on a bilingual vase by Andokides
A rare depiction comes from a late Archaic red-figure amphora by the Andokides
Painter (Figure 2).
: On the Mysteries (Oxford, 1962), 75 n.
Plato's Symposium is in part concerned with this question, and it leads us backward to 416 through the framework of an opening conversation which took place much later, most likely in 399.(92) In that year the whole issue of the profaning of the mysteries in 416 was reopened by the trial of Andokides
and led to a frenzy of religious enthusiasm and persecution, an atmosphere conducive to the eventual accusation and trial of Socrates later that year.(93) There is an evident urgency behind the opening conversation of the Symposium for it seems necessary to men with no interest in philosophy but an acute interest in Socrates and Alkibiades that they find out immediately just what was said at a private gathering about which they have heard certain rumors.
Kendrick Prichett, The Attic Stelai i (in Hesperia 22, 1953) 255-99' (Macdowell, Andokides
on the Mysteries [Oxford, 1960], p.
DAA 178 was dedicated by Mnesiades kerameus and Andokides
; there are known Athenian potters of both names (Wagner 2000, p.
Among the literary sources, Andokides
(3.8-9) states that the Athenians collected over 1,200 talents of tribute annually during the period of the Peace, a figure that Plutarch (Arist.
Schroff, Zur Echtheitsfrage der vierten Rede des Andokides
Two details reveal the influence of the red-figure style on the London hydria: the ubiquitous wavy lines for vertical and diagonal drapery folds, and the long, tapering left fingers of Herakles with turned-up tips characteristic of an early red-figure artist like the Andokides
1.47 and great-uncle of Andokides
-- though this man would probably have been at least 75 years old in 422/1 when Eupolis' Marikas was produced.
on the Mysteries (Oxford, 1971), and esp.