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" Sycophantes in the time of Aristophanes and Demosthenes designated a person of a peculiar class, not capable of being described by any single word in our language, but well understood and appreciated by an Athenian. He had not much in common with our... "
A SCHOOL DICTIONARY OF GREEK AND ROMAN ANTIQUITIES - Page 304
by WILLIAM SMITH, LL.D. - 1851
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A School Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities: Abridged from the Larger ...

William Smith - Classical dictionaries - 1846 - 373 pages
...apt to think that obsoleie statutes may be infringed with, impunity. Hence the term nvicofyavTelv, which originally signified to lay an information against...slanderer. The Athenian law permitted any citizen (TOV /Jou/lo^tvov) to give information against public offenders, and prosecute them in courts of justice....
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The Birds of Aristophanes

Aristophanes, Cornelius Conway Felton - Birds - 1849 - 228 pages
...appearance, complaining that the winged birds have nothing. " 2vKoфavnjr," says Smith (Dict, of Antiq.), " in the time of Aristophanes and Demosthenes, designated...slanderer. The Athenian law permitted any citizen (TOV ov/ipеvov) to give information against public offenders, and prosecute them in courts of...
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The Birds of Aristophanes, with notes by C.C. Felton

Aristophanes - 1849
...complaining that the winged birds have nothing. " Еикофот^," says Smith (Diet, of Antiq.), " in the time of Aristophanes and Demosthenes, designated...slanderer. The Athenian law permitted any citizen (r/ ov\o/j.evov) to give information against public offenders, and prosecute them in courts of...
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The Comedies of Plautus, Volume 1

Titus Maccius Plautus - 1852
...cunning and villanous character, and who, as it has been justly observed, in Dr. Smith's Dictionary, was " a happy compound of the common barretor, informer,...pettifogger, busybody, rogue, liar, and slanderer." In fact, he was such a person as we moan by the epithet "swindler" or "sharper." Information being...
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The comedies of Plautus literally tr., with notes, by H.T. Riley

1852
...cunning and villanons character, and who, as it has been justly obsenl, in Dr. Smith's Dictionary, was " a happy compound of the common barretor, informer,...pettifogger, busybody, rogue, liar, and slanderer." In fact, he was roch a person as we mean by the epithet "swindler" or "sharper." Information king encouraged...
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A School Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities: Abridged from the Larger ...

Sir William Smith - Classical dictionaries - 1854 - 373 pages
...apt to think that obsolete statutes may be infringed with impunity. Hence the term miKoQavrtlv, whi6h originally signified to lay an information against...slanderer. The Athenian law permitted any citizen (TOV (iovhopevov) to give information against public offenders, and prosecute them in courts of justice....
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The Cyropaedia: or, Institution of Cyrus, and the Hellenics, or Grecian ...

Xenophon - Iran - 1855 - 579 pages
...and privately accused him to different members of the council, aa marring th 1 TWV avKofyavriovJ] " Sycophantes in the time of Aristophanes and Demosthenes...barretor, informer, pettifogger, busybody, rogue, liari and slanderer" Smith's Dictionary of Antiquities. CH. 3.] CRITIAS ACCUSES THERAMENES. 329 government....
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The Birds: With Notes, and a Metrical Table

Aristophanes - 1861
...their levity and fickleness by similar comparisons to birds. 1395. irp\v &v SiaSpafiш. G. 67, 1. and Demosthenes, designated a person of a peculiar...with our sycophant, but was a happy compound of the eommon barretor, informer, pettifogger, busybody, rogue, liar, and slanderer. The Athenian law permitted...
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A Smaller Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities: Abridged from the ...

Sir William Smith - Classical dictionaries - 1868 - 474 pages
...truieo<j>avTeivt which originally signified to lay an information against another for exporting cs, came to be applied to all ill-natured, malicious,...sycophant, but was a happy compound of the common barrator, informer^ pettifogger, busybody, royue, liar, and slanderer. The Athenian law permitted any...
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The Birds of Aristophanes

Aristophanes - Birds - 1872 - 236 pages
...their levity and fickleness by similar comparisons to birds. 1395. irpiv av 8iaSpfia>. G. 67, 1. and Demosthenes, designated a person of a peculiar...slanderer. The Athenian law permitted any citizen (TW ov\ofi.(vov) to give information against public offenders, and prosecute them in courts of justice....
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