Andokides (Andokides)( Greek speaker)
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Biography Andokides (Andokides)
Andokides, Andokides, from Athens, ca. 440-OK. 390 years. BC. e., Greek speaker. Sentenced to exile in 415, returned to Athens after a general amnesty to 402 g. During the Corinthian War, 392/391 participated in the Athens-Spartan peace talks, soon after that left Athens and died in exile. Under the name A. saved 4 speech: On his return (407, . Peri tes heautu kathodu), . where he tries to prove, . that he had been unjustly condemned to exile; About Mysteries (399, . Peri ton mysterion), . in which he defended against charges of illegal involvement in the Eleusinian mysteries; for peace with the Lacedaemonians (391, . Peri tes pros Lakedaimonius eirenes), . which welcomes the conclusion of peace with Sparta, as well as speech against Alcibiades (Kata Alkibiadus), . authorship of a controversial,
. Retain a small fragment of speech to followers (ca. 420 g.). And not played a significant political and literary roles, was a second-class speaker, though well acquainted with the laws of rhetoric, wrote in a simple, devoid of decoration style. Do not be recognized in antiquity, but his speech is a model of pure Attic Language. And was numbered among the canon 10 Attic orators.