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    The Five Talents Cleon Coughed Up (Schol. Ar. Ach. 6).Edwin M. Carawan - 1990 - Classical Quarterly 40 (01):137-.
    In the opening lines of Aristophanes' Acharnians, Dicaeopolis counts first among his greatest joys ‘the five talents Cleon coughed up’, and he professes his love of the Knights for this service ‘worthy of Hellas’. The ancient scholiast gave what he thought an obvious explanation from Theopompus : he tells us that Cleon was accused of taking bribes to lighten the tribute of the islanders, and he was then fined ‘because of the outrage against the Knights’. Evidently Theopompus connected the charges (...)
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    "The Origins of Democratic Thinking, The Invention of Politics in Classical Athens", by Cynthia Farrar. [REVIEW]Edwin M. Carawan - 1990 - Ancient Philosophy 10 (2):276.
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    The Five Talents Cleon Coughed Up.Edwin M. Carawan - 1990 - Classical Quarterly 40 (1):137-147.
    In the opening lines of Aristophanes' Acharnians, Dicaeopolis counts first among his greatest joys ‘the five talents Cleon coughed up’, and he professes his love of the Knights for this service ‘worthy of Hellas’. The ancient scholiast gave what he thought an obvious explanation from Theopompus : he tells us that Cleon was accused of taking bribes to lighten the tribute of the islanders, and he was then fined ‘because of the outrage against the Knights’. Evidently Theopompus connected the charges (...)
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