Solon, Testimonium

LCL 258: 108-109

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καὶ οὗτος εἷς τῶν ζ΄ ὀνομαζομένων σοφῶν. καὶ φέρεται αὐτοῦ ἀπόφθεγμα τόδε, μηδὲν ἄγαν, ἢ τό, γνῶθι σαυτόν.

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Solon

Sages, as they are called. The maxims “Nothing in excess” and “Know yourself” are said to be his.

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.solon-testimonium.1999