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ARISTIDES

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Originally appearing in Volume V02, Page 495 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ARISTIDES, of Thebes, a Greek painter of the 4th century B.C. He is said to have excelled in expression. For example, a picture of his representing a dying mother's fear lest her infant should suck death from her breast was much celebrated. He also painted one of Alexander's battles. One of his pictures is said to have been bought by King Attalus for ioo talents (more than L20,000).
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ARISTIDES ['Apuvrei817s] (c. 530—468 B.C.)

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