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Aulus Gellius 8.11

Translation copyright 2000 Neil W. Bernstein; all rights reserved.

How wittily Socrates responded to his wife Xanthippe when she asked him to spend more money on feasting during the Festival of Dionysus. (1)

Notes

  1. Only the title survives from this entry; for another story of Socrates and his wife Xanthippe, see Gell. 1.17 on this site.

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