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[75] Clitarchus1 has won approval by his talent, but his accuracy has been impugned. Timagenes2 was born long after these authors, but deserves our praise for the very fact that he revived the credit of history, the writing of which had fallen into neglect. I have not forgotten Xenophon, but he will find his place among the philosophers.

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1 Clitarchus of Megara wrote a history of Persia and of Alexander, whose contemporary he was.

2 Timagenes, a Syrian of the Augustan age, wrote a history of Alexander and his successors.

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