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Cleobūlus

Κλεόβουλος). One of the Seven Sages, of Lindus in Rhodes, son of Evagoras, lived about B.C. 580. He and his daughter, Cleobuliné or Cleobulé, were celebrated for their skill in riddles. To the latter is ascribed a well-known one on the subject of the year: “A father has twelve children, and each of these thirty daughters, on one side white, and on the other side black, and, though immortal, they all die.” See Aenigma; Seven Sages.

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