LYSIAS’ ORATION <em>AGAINST AGORATUS</em> AS HISTORICAL SOURCE
The author of the paper analyzes Lysias’ thirteenth oration entitled Against Agoratus as a historical source. Agoratus was accused for killing Dionysodorus, an Athenian taxiarchos, one of democratic leaders. The oration was delivered by the accuser, Dionysodorus’ brother before the Athenian Court in 399/8 BC. Along with different evidence for the accusation, Lysias supplies us with many precious information on the Athenian history of the late 5th and early 4th centuries BC, i.e. on the end of the Peloponnesian War, preparations and plots for the abolishment of democracy by the antidemocratic and oligarchic forces in Athens, establishment of the collective oligarchic tyranny of the Thirty and finally on the restoration of democracy. Analyzing the information on mentioned historical events and perpetrators, the author of the paper gives in first Serbian translation of Lysias’ oration Against Agoratus.