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Aristides

[ar-uh-stahy-deez] /ˌær əˈstaɪ diz/
noun
1.
("the Just") 530?–468? b.c, Athenian statesman and general.
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  • They, at least in the case of Aristides, contented themselves with banishing him.

    The Black Tulip Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  • Aristides, the son of Lysimachus, is one of these, and there have been others.

    Theaetetus Plato
  • His tread is as light as that of an Apollo; his repose as stately as that of an Aristides.

    Life of Schamyl John Milton Mackie
  • He was in the same difficulty in (p. viii) which Aristides the Just found himself.

    John Quincy Adams John. T. Morse
  • Aristides, the son of Lysimachus, was of the tribe Antiochis, and township of Alopece.

  • Aristides was walking about among the voters, when a farmer stopped him.

    The Story of the Greeks

    H. A. Guerber
  • Aristides becomes too just, and the mind of man is greedy of novelty.

    The Prime Minister

    Anthony Trollope
  • When Aristides has been much too just the oyster-shells become numerous.

    The Prime Minister

    Anthony Trollope
  • Even Aristides, seeking to remonstrate, was repulsed rudely.

  • Do you imagine that in his old age he used to address Aristides as Lysimachus?

    Treatises on Friendship and Old Age Marcus Tullius Cicero
British Dictionary definitions for Aristides

Aristides

/ˌærɪˈstaɪdiːz/
noun
1.
known as Aristides the Just. ?530–?468 bc, Athenian general and statesman, who played a prominent part in the Greek victories over the Persians at Marathon (490), Salamis (480), and Plataea (479)
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