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[ar-uh-stahy-deez] /ˌær əˈstaɪ diz/
("the Just") 530?–468? b.c, Athenian statesman and general. Unabridged
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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


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)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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