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(Κλεόβουλος; Kleóboulos).

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[1] Tyrant of Lindus, fl. 7th-6th cent. BC, poet

Tyrant of Lindus (Rhodes), flourished in the 7th-6th cent. BC, considered to be one of the  seven wise men [1]. He composed ‘songs and riddles in about 3,000 verses’ (Diog. Laert. 1,89). Apart from 20 sayings (I6 p. 63, 1-12 DK), a short letter to Solon …

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Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), Engels, Johannes (Cologne), Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm (Bochum) and Ameling, Walter (Jena), “Cleobulus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 24 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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