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OTHER SPARTAN WOMEN TO FAME UNKNOWN
Once when her father told her to give some grain to a man by way of remuneration, and added, ‘It is because he showed me how to make the wine [p. 457] taste good,’ she said, ‘Then, father, there will be more wine drunk, and the drinkers will become more intemperate and depraved.’ 1
1 Cf. the note on Moralia, 218 d (4), where the same idea is attributed to Archidamus.