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Biography - Xenophon:

Greek philosopher, historian and soldier *Approximate years of birth and death.
Born: -430 - Died: -355
Period:
4th century BC
5th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

For what the horse does under compulsion, as Simon also observes, is done without understanding and there is no beauty in it either, any more than if one should whip and spur a dancer.




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