Menedemus, aka Menedemus of Eretria

Menedemus, aka Menedemus of Eretria
c. 350 B.C.
c. 276 B.C.

Greek Philosopher and Founder of the Eretrian School

Author Quotes

The young boys that went to Athens, the first year, were wise men; the second year, philosophers, lovers of wisdom; the third year, mere orators; and the fourth but plebeians, and understood nothing but their own ignorance.

Wisdom seldom consorts with extravagance.

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First Name
Menedemus, aka Menedemus of Eretria
Birth Date
c. 350 B.C.
Death Date
c. 276 B.C.
Bio

Greek Philosopher and Founder of the Eretrian School