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  • The conflict between the two leaders ended in the ostracism of Aristides, at a date variously given between 485 and 482.
  • The whites who were responsible for the conduct of the blacks were warned or driven away by social and business ostracism or by violence.
  • It is an extraordinary fact that, if ostracism was introduced in 598 B.C. for the purpose of expelling Hipparchus it was not till twenty years later that he was condemned.
  • Aristotle, admitting its usefulness, rightly describes ostracism as in theory tyrannical; Montesquieu (Esprit des lois, xii.
  • 4, and note that in Athens, ostracism gratuitously anticipated a crime which, if committed, would have been punishable in the popular Heliaea.
 

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