He was born at Stagira, a city of Macedonia, in the first year of the 99th Olympiad.
He assisted Aristotle in founding a school at his native place, Stagira.
The next year when the King came back to Stagira, Aristo was still there.
His second wife was Herpylis, a native of Stagira, by whom he had a son, called Nicomachus.
From this date Aristotle probably spent much time at his paternal house in his native city at Stagira as a patriotic citizen.
On the whole, however, he adhered to the Greek city-state (πόλις), partly perhaps out of patriotism to his own Stagira.
Aristotle was born in Stagira in Macedonia, and from this fact he is called the Stagirite.
During the latter part of the time, at least, Aristotle and Alexander seem to have lived at Stagira.
To his wife Herpylis he leaves the choice of two houses, the one in Chalcis, the other at Stagira.
Now the Philosopher of Stagira supposes that there are two kinds of Act, the permanent act and the successive act.