Stagira


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Stagira

an ancient city on the coast of Chalcidice in Macedonia: the birthplace of Aristotle
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Aristotle was previously thought to be buried in Chalcis, where he died aged 62, but archaeologists now believe the people of Stagira moved his ashes.
It's actually right next to Ancient Stagira, birthplace of one the most influential philosophers of all time - Aristotle.
According to Ptolemy the Athenians by decree of the assembly, in recognition of the benefits that he brought to the city, authorized an inscription on a column that reads in part: "Aristotle of Stagira, son of Nicomachaes, had served the city well by doing good and by the great number of his own acts of assistance and beneficence and by all his services to the people of Athens, especially by intervening with King Philip for the purpose of promoting their interests and securing that they were well treated; that the people of Athens therefore wanted it to be quite clear that they appreciated the good that had come out of this, that they bestowed distinction and praise upon him and would keep him in faithful and honored remembrance."
To the philosopher of Stagira, remembering was a psych activity through which images of things are brought to mind, but the way in which rhetoricians and poets organized these images, and their purposes, clearly differed from that of historians.
Wer dies tut, wird mit dem Satze <<Aristoteles war aus Stagira geburtig>> einen andern Sinn verbinden als einer, der als Sinn dieses Namens annuhme: der aus Stagira geburtige Lehrer Alexander des Grossen>> (Uber Sinn und Bedeutung, p.
(There is evidence that Aristotle thought he was himself a "stranger" because he was from Stagira, whereas Plato was a citizen of Athens.
In Classical Greek, the definite article was used in exactly this way, so that "The Poet" was used to refer to Homer and "The Stagirite" for Aristotle (considered the most esteemed person to come from Stagira) (Harris 1765: 223).
430 B.C.: IG [I.sup.3] 1236bis, 1237, 1237bis, 1250, 1254, 1270, 1280, 1281, 1282, 1300, 1301 (deceased from Chersonese), 1302-1305, 1323-1325, 1332-1335, 1341, 1342 (Andros), 1345 (Chios), 1346 (Knidos), 1348 (Corinth), 1351 (Lampsakos), 1353 (Lesbos), 1355 (Messenia), 1356 (Miletos), 1358 (Pallene), 1359 (Pallene), 1360 (Phaselis), 1370 (Stagira), 1371 (Syracuse), 1376, and 1377-1379 (Torone).
filoxenia.co.uk ) offer a week in the Hotel Akrogiali at Stagira in Chalkidiki from pounds 472pp sharing, including a week's half-board, scheduled flights and car hire.
I visited the ancient city of Stagira, birthplace of philosopher Aristotle, near the stunning village of Olympiada.
The bulk of the argument concerned Aristotle, who, as a Greek Metic born miles from Athens in Stagira, was barred from full citizenship in Athenian society--was, in fact, a kind of Gastarbeiter barely tolerated by the less broad-minded members of that city.