Charondas


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Charondas

(kərŏn`dəs), 6th cent. B.C., Sicilian lawgiver, a native of Catana. His laws, which were admired by Aristotle, were used by the cities of Chalcidian foundation in Sicily and Italy.
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Italy and Sicily boast of Charondas, and there is Solon who is renowned among us; but what city has anything to say about you?' Is there any city which he might name?
Solon, Lycurgus, and Charondas, were members of the "middle
11.1], and Lycurgus and Charondas are said to have killed
1274b5) the procedure was instituted in Sicily by Charondas (6th c.?), but the evidence for Athens begins, as often, only with the orators in the late fifth and fourth centuries, and much remains unclear.