[–] Garbalon 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Pericles - his enemies actually prepared the pieces of a broken jug - the ostracon - and wrote his name on it and gave them away at the entrance to the Agora thereby loading the game against Pericles.

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[–] ArsCortica 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

What a highly convenient tool to get rid of political enemies.