It is noteworthy that Aristotle accuses Anaxagoras of failing to differentiate between vas and >/ivXi, while Socrates (Plato, Phaedo, 98 B) objects that his vas is merely a dens ex machina to which he refuses to attribute design and knowledge.
Theodoret groundlessly accuses them of Manichean tendencies.
The Muses carried off the second prize in 405, Aristophanes being first with the Frogs, in which he accuses Phrynichus of employing vulgar tricks to raise a laugh, of plagiarism and bad versification.
His correspondence with Mole, above alluded to, is an instance of this, and it was also reflected on in various epigrams by countrymen and contemporaries; one of these accuses him of having "begun to think before he had begun to learn," while another declares that he avait fair de savoir de toute eternite ce qu'il venait d'apprendre.
The former and briefer aims simply to expose the errors of Marcellus, whom Eusebius accuses of Sabellianism, the latter to refute them.