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Plato, Laws, Book 1, section 625d (search)
is not a level country, like Thessaly: consequently, whereas the Thessalians mostly go on horseback, we Cretans are runners, since this land of ours is rugged and more suitable for the practice of foot-running. Under these conditions we are obliged to have light armour for running and to avoid heavy equipment; so bows and arrows are adopted as suitable because of their lightness. Thus all these customs of ours are adapted for war,
Plato, Laws, Book 6, section 776d (search)
to the slave-system of the Heracleotes, and that of the class of Penestae to the Thessalians.Cp. Aristot. Pol. 1269a 36. “Penestae” (= serfs) were the old Aeolian inhabitants of Thessaly, subdued by the Heraclid invaders. In view of these and similar instances, what ought we to do about this question of owning servants?Cp. Aristot. Pol. 1259b 22 ff. The point I happened to mention in the course of my argument,—and about which you naturally asked me what I referred to,—was this. We know, of course, that we would all agree that one ought to own slaves that are as docile and good as possible; for in the past many slaves have proved themselves better in every form of excellence than brothers or sons, and have saved their masters and their go