Context: Aeschines said to him, "I am a poor man and have nothing else to give, but I offer you myself," and Socrates answered, "Nay, do you not see that you are offering me the greatest gift of all?" Diogenes Laërtius, Lives of the Philosophers (Regnery, 1969), p. 75
Datum narození: 389 př. n. l.
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Aischinés, řecky Αἰσχίνης byl starořecký politik a řečník. Bývá řazen mezi tzv. attické řečníky .
Aeschines, De Falsa Legatione, 149.
Aeschines, In Timarchum, 84 (107).
„For at a congress of the Lacedaemonian allies and the other Greeks, in which Amyntas, the father of Philip, being entitled to a seat, was represented by a delegate whose vote was absolutely under his control, he joined the other Greeks in voting to help Athens to recover possession of Amphipolis. As proof of this I presented from the public records the resolution of the Greek congress and the names of those who voted.“
Aeschines, On the Embassy, 32.
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