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The Melian Socrates

Socrates was a native Athenian; by having Strepsiades refer to him as 'the Melian' Ar. alludes to Diagoras of Melos, author of a sophistic proof of the nonexistence of the gods. Around the time Aristophanes was revising Clouds Diagoras was accused in the Athenian Assembly of having defamed the Eleusinian Mysteries and was declared an outlaw, with a large bounty being put on his head.

Perseus Encyclopedia


Of Melos: colonists from Lacedaemon, in the Greek fleet.

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