Autocles (in Greek Aυτοκλης; lived 4th century BC), son of Strombichides, was one of the ;

2 Demosthenes, Speeches, "Against Aristocrates", "Against Polycles",

3. Thus Autocles said, when attacking Mixidemides, that it was a strange thing that the Dread Goddesses could without loss of dignity submit to the judgement of the Areopagus, and yet Mixidemides could not. Or as Sappho said, ‘Death is an evil thing; the gods have so judged it, or they would die’. Aristotle, Rhetoric, ii. 23


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