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(Lycurgus, the Spartan lawgiver, was warlike and experienced in many
campaigns). 12. (Mamercus, brother of Stesichorus the poet, acquired a
reputation for geometry). 13. (There are seven Hyades). 14. (The stepmother of
Phrixus was called ...
Slaves have uncontrolled natures. Expense that wears away the house falls on it.
But the Spartan youths drink only so much as to lead the thoughts of all towards
cheerful hope, and friendly speech, and moderate laughter. This kind of drinking
(From 'Constitution of the Spartans'): 32. I begin with birth: how can a man
become physically best and strongest? — If the father takes exercise and eats
well and hardens himself, and the mother of the future child is physically strong
and takes ...
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A definitely must read for any Philosophy student or anyone interested in knowing the origins of Western thought. Here you find all the known fragments of the early Greek Philosophers without ... Read full review