previous next

When someone inquired why they kept the laws in regard to bravery unwritten, and did not have [p. 325] them written down and thus give them to the young men to read, Zeuxidamus said, ‘Because the young ought to accustom themselves to deeds of manly valour, a better thing than to apply their mind to writings.’

load focus Greek (Frank Cole Babbitt, 1931)
load focus Greek (Gregorius N. Bernardakis, 1889)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: