- The definition of Aristides was an Athenian statesman who helped to create the Greek states.
An example of Aristides was the man who fought in the Battle of Marathon.
530?-468? ; Athenian general & statesman: called the Just
also Ar·is·tei·des Known as “the Just.” 530?–468? BC.
Athenian statesman and general who fought in the Battle of Marathon (490) and in the victory over the Persians at Salamis (480). He was a central figure in the confederation of Greek states known as the Delian League (478).