Cynics - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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Demetrius of Phalerum meets the Cynic philosopher Crates at Thebes.
The death of the Cynic philosopher Crates.
Sayings of Metrocles the Cynic philosopher.
man, but the manly life of the Cynics. Nor do tunics faste
you will!' she cried. The Cynic led her into the stoa;
14 } & On Diogenes the Cynic O boatman of Hades, conveyo
Love of Sphodrias the Cynic, and the Amatory Conversati
not a man like you, you Cynic, who never sacrificed to
noy you, (for as for the Cynics I do not care the least
And Crates the Cynic, as Sosicrates tells us in his
orator, and Diogenes the Cynic: and it was also said that
when Crates the Cynic saw it, he called it "a votive
upon you and the rest of the Cynics. >> Athenaeus:
the World', which Menippus the Cynic mentions in his Banqu
And Menippus the Cynic, in his book called Arcesilaus,
Socrates, sprang first the Cynics, afterwards the Stoics. Next,
in his character of a Cynic, he expressed himself in a
a greater liberty, like a Cynic, when Alexander asked him if
free-livers. The Cynic humour is, for the most part, of
so in comedies; and all the Cynic manner is of this cha
that every variety of Cynic speech reminds you of a dog
for the shamelessness of the Cynics. On which account,
it." And when some Cynic one day said that he had
that he will become a Cynic; for that Cynicism is a sho
lic, and by Diogenes the Cynic, and by Plato; and then,
ntidorus, Samidorus; the Cynics he called the enemies of
will he become a Cynic (as he says in his second book
the rabble ? & Thrasyllus the Cynic begged a drachma of
sion. Diogenes the Cynic seeing him one day in a tavern,
the continence of Diogenes the Cynic. As he was sitting in
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