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OTHER SPARTAN WOMEN TO FAME UNKNOWN
Another, when her son came back to her from the field of battle wounded in the foot, and in great pain, said, ‘If you remember your valour, my child, you will feel no pain, and be quite cheerful.’ 1
1 Cf. Moralia, 331 b; Stobaeus, Florilegium, vii. 29; Cicero, De oratore, ii. 61 (249).