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A single text, 437, has been printed under the heading "Writings on Ethics". It concerns historical matter and style or mode of expression. Text 437 is found in the fifteenth book of Athaenaeus' The Sophists at Dinner. Texts 482, 498 and 590 are three segments of a single continuous text found in Cicero. Text 468 is taken from a work entitled Mythologies. In the Arabic tradition, 472 is attributed to Pythagoras and Plato. Text 473 comes fifth in the list of sayings attributed to Theophrastus in the Gnomologium Vaticanum. It concerns feeling irritation and regret when one does wrong. It is preceded by a text, in which remembering by whom one has been well-treated is recommended.

Keywords: Plato; Pythagoras; text 437; The Sophists at Dinner



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