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Chilon(kī`lŏn), 6th cent. B.C., one of the Seven Wise Men of GreeceSeven Wise Men of Greece,
list of men drawn from among the outstanding politicians and political philosophers of ancient Greece. Although such listings differed widely, a usual one included Bias, Chilon, Cleobulus, Periander, Pittacus, Solon, and Thales.
..... Click the link for more information. . He was a Spartan and brought greater strictness to Spartan training. As an ephor (c.556 B.C.) he strengthened the power of that position, and for the first time the ephors directed policy with the king.