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Callisthenes

[ kuh-lis-thuh-neez ]

noun

  1. c360–327 b.c., Greek philosopher: chronicled Alexander the Great's conquests.


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Some say that Callisthenes was crucified by order of Alexander for not having acknowledged him to be the son of Jupiter.

If we are to lay it down that Callisthenes deserved his death, what100 ought to happen to Timaeus?

Surely there is much more reason for Providence to be wroth with him than with Callisthenes.

Killed his best friend Clitus in his cups, carried about Callisthenes, suspected of plotting, in an iron cage.

Another masked gentleman, who was understood to be "Callisthenes" of Oxford Street, now rose to make a few useful suggestions.

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