Seven Sages


Seven Sages
The seven ancient Greek men Thales, Solon, Periander, Cleobulus, Chilon, Bias, and Pittacus.

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  • Seven Sages — The Seven Sages may refer to: * Saptarishi or Seven Sages of ancient India * Seven Sages of Greece * Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove in China * Seven Sages of Rome or Seven Wise Masters , a cycle of medieval stories …   Wikipedia

  • Seven Sages — seven wise men of ancient Greece, Bias, Chilon, Cleobulus, Periander, Pittacus, Solon, and Thales, who served their country as rulers, lawgivers, and advisers and who were reputed to have written many popular maxims. * * * …   Universalium

  • Seven Sages — seven wise men of ancient Greece, Bias, Chilon, Cleobulus, Periander, Pittacus, Solon, and Thales, who served their country as rulers, lawgivers, and advisers and who were reputed to have written many popular maxims …   Useful english dictionary

  • Seven Sages of Rome, The — (ca. 1300–1325)    The Seven Sages of Rome is a MIDDLE ENGLISH verse ROMANCE that exists in several versions, ranging from roughly 2,500 lines to about 4,300 lines. The earliest known version was written in Kent in the early 14th century, but… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Seven Sages of Greece — The Seven Sages (of Greece) or Seven Wise Men (Greek: οἱ ἑπτά σοφοί, hoi hepta sophoi; c. 620 BC ndash;550 BC) was the title given by ancient Greek tradition to seven early 6th century B.C. philosophers, statesmen and law givers who were renowned …   Wikipedia

  • Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove — The Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove (zh c|c=竹林七賢) were a group of Chinese Taoist Qingtan scholars, writers, and musicians who came together in the bloody 3rd century CE. Later it has been determined that the group is mostly fictitious; although… …   Wikipedia

  • Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove — ▪ Chinese literary group also called  Seven Worthies of the Bamboo Grove , Pinyin romanization  Zhulinqixian , Wade Giles romanization  Chu lin ch i hsien         a group of Chinese scholars and poets of the mid 3rd century AD who banded together …   Universalium

  • SEVEN SAGES OF GREECE —    Solon of Athens, his motto Know thyself ; Chilo of Sparta, his motto Consider the end ; Thales of Miletus, his motto Whoso hateth suretyship is sure ; Bias of Priene, his motto Most men are bad ; Cleobulus of Lindos, his motto Avoid extremes ; …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Seven Sages of Greece — Bias, Chilon, Cleobulus, Periander, Pittacus, Solon, Thales …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • Seven Wise Masters — The Seven Wise Masters (also called The Seven Sages or The Seven Sages of Rome) is a cycle of stories of Sanskrit, Persian or Hebrew origins.PlotA Rothan emperor causes his son to be educated away from the court in the seven liberal arts by seven …   Wikipedia


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