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For myself, (1) I hold to the opinion that not alone are the serious transactions of "good and noble men" (2) most memorable, but that words and deeds distinctive of their lighter moods may claim some record. (3) In proof of which contention, I will here describe a set of incidents within the scope of my experience. (4) The occasion was a horse-race (5) at the great Panathenaic festival. (6) Callias, (7) the son of Hipponicus, being a friend and lover of the boy Autolycus, (8) had brought the lad, himself the winner of the pankration, (9) to see the spectacle. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 1181
Author: Xenophon, 431 BCE-350? BCE
Release Date: Jan 1, 1998
Translator: Dakyns, Henry Graham, 1838-1911
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