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THE SOPHISTS : POLEMON AND HERODES ATTICUS

Herodes' attitude to his freedmen from the invective against them, in which he employed every weapon of his eloquence.
The will was read, and the Athenians made a bargain with Herodes that he should redeem the perpetuity of his gift by making a single payment of 20 to each of them. But when they went to the banks to claim the agreed sum their attention was called to contracts made with their fathers and grandfathers, under which these were in debt to the parents of Herodes. Counterclaims were lodged against them, and in the sequel some received small sums, others nothing, and some were arrested in public as debtors. This annoyed the Athenians, who felt themselves robbed of the gift, and they never ceased to hate Herodes, even when he intended to do them great services. They said that his stadium I was rightly called the Panathenaeum, for it had been built from sums stolen from all Athens.
Herodes served at Athens the offices of Archon Eponymus and president of the Panhellenic festival. On receiving the crowning honour of the Presidency of the Panathenaea, he said ; ` I will welcome you, fellow Athenians, and all Greek visitors, and the competing athletes, in a stadium of white marble.' He kept his word and built the stadium on the Ilissus within ten years-an achievement that surpasses any miracle, for no theatre can rival it. It was at this Panathenaea-so I have heard-that the robe of Athena hanging on the ship was more beautiful than any painting. The wind swelled its folds, and the ship advanced without horses to draw it, sliding on a subterranean contrivance. Starting from the Ceramicus with a thousand rowers it sailed to the Eleusinittm, and rounding it passed the Pelasgicum, and was conveyed to the temple of Apollo, where it is now moored. The other end of the stadium is bordered by a temple of Fortune, with an ivory statue, the

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