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Athenaeus, Deipnosophistae 4.162b-c

Archestratus of Gela, in his Gastrology — this, by the way, is the only epic poem which you wise men like; the only Pythagorean rule you observe is the rule of silence, which you practise only because of your incapacity for discourse; furthermore, you like the Art of Love by the Cynic Sphodrias, you like the recitals on love given by Protagorides, and the Convivial Dialogues of that noble sage Persaeus, compiled from the memoirs of Stilpo and Zeno.

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