[ ar-uh-stahy-deez ]
/ ˌær əˈstaɪ diz /
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"the Just", 530?–468? b.c., Athenian statesman and general.
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How to use Aristides in a sentence
For this reason it is probable that Aristides is one of the latest of the writers on ancient music.
The manner in which Aristides introduces his information about the Platonic Modes is highly suspicious.
It is impossible to decide the question of the modes of Aristides without some reference to another statement of the same author.
This is in accordance with the language of Aristides, and indeed is the only view consistent with a belief in their genuineness.
For the later period, however, to which Aristides himself belongs, these apocryphal scales are a document of some importance.
British Dictionary definitions for Aristides
/ (ˌærɪˈstaɪdiːz) /
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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