(15) While Chamberlain's misadventures in government remain legendary, lesser known are the policies of his Athenian doppelganger, Eubulus
, who gutted Athens' stratiotic (military) fund and endorsed isolationist policies at a time when Philip was expanding his influence rapidly in neighboring states.
, in contrast to Thrasyllus and Polemon, is a resident of the Athenian countryside who can afford a lavish lifestyle that involves drinking parties and orgies.
Lo que es innegable es que Hermias fue el tirano o dictador, despues de Eubulus
, de Atarneo, el lugar de nacimiento de Proxeno, quien fue el padre adoptivo de Aristoteles o su tutor (62).
Lowin's old Counselor, Eubulus
, in The Picture, portrays the voice of wisdom while addressing concern about powerful leaders who are inattentive to the "excesses of peace" (114).
For the last selection he copied from this play--the only extract not copied in its original order--Briton chose the words of one of Gorboduc's faithful advisors, Eubulus
, upon hearing that the royal line has ended: '& loe the entry to the wofull wrack / & vtter Ruyne' (f 90v, 5.2.181-2).
The riddle of Lot and Eubulus
's pieces may suffice to show how the sexual riddle form, which largely derives from folk culture, has usually made its way through literary riddling from antiquity.
The earliest of these, Thomas Norton and Thomas Sackville's Gorboduc, offers a virtual prophecy of Tamburlaine when Eubulus
says: Lo, Britain realm is left an open prey, A present spoil by conquest to ensue.
The character Eubulus
refers to "the caterpillars of all courts et fruges consumere nati"; The Works of Richard Edwards: Politics, Poetry and Performance in Sixteenth-century England, ed.
' question "Which community [or convent, 'collegium'] did you choose?" Catarina replies: "Chrysercium." (Eubulus
:) "I'm acquainted with it -- near your home" (Agnosco, aedibus paternis vicinum).
Another local kapeleion crops up at Eubulus
80 K-A, where, it seems, a nurse nips across the road for a drink.
The formal speeches of King Gorboduc and Arostos and of Philander and Eubulus
, respectively for and against the transfer of royal rule from father to sons, are mirrored in act II in the conflicting advice of Hermon and Dordan and of Tyndar and Philander to Ferrex and Porrex respectively.