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Aristides

[ar-uh-stahy-deez]
noun
  1. the Just, 530?–468? b.c., Athenian statesman and general.
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Examples from the Web for aristides

Historical Examples

  • 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.

  • 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.


British Dictionary definitions for aristides

Aristides

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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