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[ar-uh-stahy-deez] /ˌær əˈstaɪ diz/
("the Just") 530?–468? b.c, Athenian statesman and general. Unabridged
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  • 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.

  • 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.

British Dictionary definitions for Aristides


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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