Greek orator, and one of the leading politicians of his
See also:time, was a
See also:pupil of Isocrates and a
See also:con-temporary of
See also:Demosthenes . He is known to us chiefly from the speech of Demosthenes, in which he was accused of illegality in proposing the usual
See also:honour of a
See also:crown to the Council of Five
See also:Hundred at the expiration of its
See also:term of
See also:office .
See also:Androtion filled several important posts, and during the Social War was appointed extraordinary
See also:commissioner to recover certain arrears of taxes . Both Demosthenes and Aristotle (Rhet. iii . 4) speak favourably of his
See also:powers as an orator . He is said to have gone into
See also:exile at
See also:Megara, and to have composed an Atthis, or annalistic account of
See also:Attica from the earliest times to his own days (
See also:Pausanias vi . 7; X . 8) . It is disputed whether the annalist and orator are identical, but an Androtion who wrote on
See also:agriculture is certainly a different
See also:person .
See also:Professor Gaetano de
See also:Sanctis (in L'Attide di Androzione e un papiro di Oxyrhynchos,
See also:Turin, 1908) attributes to Androtion, the atthidographer, a .4th-century
See also:historical fragment, discovered by B . P . Grenfell and A .
See also:Hunt (Oxyrhynchos Papyri, vol. v.) . Strong arguments against this view are set forth by E . M .
ANDROS, or ANDRO
ANDUJAR (the anc. Slilurgi)
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