Hippias


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Hippias

(hĭp`ēəs), tyrant (527 B.C.–510 B.C.) of Athens, eldest son of PisistratusPisistratus
, 605?–527 B.C., Greek statesman, tyrant of Athens. His power was founded on the cohesion of the rural citizens, whom he consolidated with farseeing land laws. His coup (c.560 B.C.) was probably not unpopular.
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. Hippias governed Athens after the death of his father. His younger brother Hipparchus was closely associated in office with him until Hipparchus was assassinated in 514 B.C. At first Hippias attempted to work with his opponents, the Alcmaeonidae, but his rule became harsher as the Persians advanced. In 510 B.C. he was overthrown by the Alcmaeonidae and the Spartans and went into exile. He lived at the court of Darius and was with the Persian forces at Marathon.
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There is Gorgias of Leontium, and Prodicus of Ceos, and Hippias of Elis, who go the round of the cities, and are able to persuade the young men to leave their own citizens by whom they might be taught for nothing, and come to them whom they not only pay, but are thankful if they may be allowed to pay them.
Grupo 1: Apologia, Banquete, Carmides, Crito, Eutidemo, Eutifron, Gorgias, Hippias Maior, Hippias Menor, Ion, Laques, Lisis, Menexeno, Menon, Fedon, Protagoras.
His primary concern is the veracity of the definitional candidates as offered by alleged experts, lay people, and even himself on occasion (e.g., Lysis and Hippias Major).
(24) Este polvo cubre a Archedike, hija de Hippias, (25) el hombre mas famosos en Grecia, entre sus contemporaneos; ella no empujo su pensamiento hacia la arrogancia, a pesar de ser hija, esposa, hermana y madre de tiranos.
Dancy illustrates what he has in mind with reference to the Hippias Major: Socrates' question is: 'what is the beautiful?' It expects an answer in the form (Db) The beautiful is abc, where 'abc' is the definiens: anything that is beautiful is also abc, and conversely.
Has Hippias not been making the same effort to find her as he did to find Cleitophon (see 5,10)?
Les sophistes, Protagoras, Gorgias, Prodicus, Hippias. Neuchatel.
While Antisthenes--most probably like other earlier rhetorical theorists (67)--regarded Odysseus' polutropos character in a positive light, Plato's Hippias follows the dramatists' wisdom in his attempt to condemn the type.
The theory that the `Rampin Rider' may have belonged to a group showing the sons of Peisistratos is given no support (though with names like Hippias and Hipparchus, surely it must remain attractive, no need, either, to insist on their guise as the Dioskouroi).
Since Diogenes Laertius' reference to the magnet story mentions Hippias as well as Aristotle, it is possible that his book was Aristotle's source (suggested by KRS, 95).