Sentence Examples

  • At Athens, at any rate after Aristides, the eupatrid was neither better nor worse off than another man.
  • It is not probable that the Eupatrid families were all autochthonous, even in the loose sense of that term.
  • 25) says of Alcibiades that his grandfather was a Eupatrid and his grandmother an Alcmaeonid, which suggests that in the 5th century the Eupatrids were a single clan, like the Alcmaeonids, and that the name had acquired a new signification.
  • A pursuit of these two suggestions has established the probability that this "Eupatrid" clan traced its origin to Orestes, and derived its name from the hero, who was above all a benefactor of his father.

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