Aristides



(“the Just”) 530?–468? b.c, Athenian statesman and general.
Historical Examples

The character of his pupil Aristides is more intelligible, and more important.
History of Ancient Art Franz von Reber

They, at least in the case of Aristides, contented themselves with banishing him.
The Black Tulip Alexandre Dumas (Pere)

You certainly would not blame the wisdom of Aristides, in allowing the poor as well as the rich, the privilege of voting?
Philothea Lydia Maria Child

His tread is as light as that of an Apollo; his repose as stately as that of an Aristides.
Life of Schamyl John Milton Mackie

Passing over those which every one knows by heart, the statue of Aristides struck me most.
The Diary of an Ennuye Anna Brownell Jameson

Aristides becomes too just, and the mind of man is greedy of novelty.
The Prime Minister Anthony Trollope

The stranger looked cautiously round, and Aristides shrank close behind the friendly azalea.
The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Tales Bret Harte

When Aristides has been much too just the oyster-shells become numerous.
The Prime Minister Anthony Trollope

We are very far from regarding either Aristides or Marcus Aurelius as perfect.
The Color Line William Benjamin Smith

Even Aristides, seeking to remonstrate, was repulsed rudely.
Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

noun
known as Aristides the Just. ?530–?468 bc, Athenian general and statesman, who played a prominent part in the Greek victories over the Persians at Marathon (490), Salamis (480), and Plataea (479)

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