Damon of Syracuse, fl. 5th century BC. Pythagorean philosopher, known to us almost exclusively through the story of Damon and Pythias (Pytheas, Phintias).
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Very brief article on the classic tale of this philosopher and his friend, from the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
The History of Damon and Pythias
The story as recounted by Valerius Maximus and translated by Edward Carpenter.
The Two Friends of Syracuse.
The story of Damon and Pythias, in the context of Pythagorean philosophy.
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