see Harmodius and AristogitonHarmodius and Aristogiton
, d. c.514 B.C., Athenian tyrannicides. Provoked by a personal quarrel, the two friends planned to assassinate Hipparchus and his brother, the tyrant Hippias. The plans miscarried; Hipparchus was killed, but Hippias was not hurt.
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Thus the plot against the children of Pisistratus arose from their injurious treatment of Harmodius's sister, and insulting him also; for Harmodius resenting the injury done to his sister, and Aristogiton the injury done to Harmodius.
El tiranicida asi mismo seria agasajado con grandes honores, como lo fueron en el pasado Aristogiton (s.
Es como si alguien dijese: "a las ciudades les convienen los enamorados, porque el amor de Harmodio y Aristogiton derroco al tirano Hiparco".
Maybe Hadrian, Zeno, Themistocles, Harmodius, Aristogiton, Sophocles, and Socrates were, but what of John Milton?
De haberle sido posible en el espacio y el tiempo, Dante no solo lo habria condenado, lo mismo que a Harmodio y Aristogiton, aunque estos se le pasaron por alto al cristianisimo poeta, por haber sido un tiranicida en potencia o frustrado, sino porque tambien como escribio el autor objeto de estas reflexiones, por distinguirse como "el mas ateo de los septembrinos".
Harmodius and Aristogiton, Achilles and Patroclus, were not only heroic historical ancestors but heroic couples in the ancient imagination.
Temoin le sort des Pisistratides : ils avaient couvert de boue (propelakizein) la soeur d'Harmodius ; Harmodius conspira pour venger sa soeur ; Aristogiton, pour soutenir Harmodius.
A Hiparco, amante de las letras, Anacreonte debio muchos honores y no habria regresado a su patria si el hecho historico de la conjuracion de Armodio y Aristogiton no le hubiesen privado de su principe protector.
A few years after the death of the tyrant Peisistratus in the late sixth century BC, one of his sons was slain by two aristocrats called Harmodius and Aristogiton.
Do not then make a promise in anticipation but refuse it in realization"' (1397b30-4); and `As Iphicrates (argued), that the best person is the most noble, for there was no noble quality in Harmodius and Aristogiton until they did something noble, whilst he himself was more like them (than his opponent was): "At least my deeds are more like those of Harmodius and Aristogiton than yours are"' (1398a17-22).
16 Perhaps Plato was somewhat thoughtless on the subject, for in the Symposium (182c) he spoke of Harmodius and Aristogiton 'ending the rule of the tyrants'.
Democracies like Athens, on the other hand, saw in male love a bulwark against oppression, and traced the re-establishment of popular freedom to a famous male couple, the tyrannicides, Aristogiton and Harmodius.