Pittacus

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Pittacus

(pĭt`əkəs), c.650–c.570 B.C., Greek statesman and military leader; 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.
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. He helped to overthrow the tyrant of Mytilene in Lesbos and became the lawgiver there, ruling for 10 years. A moderate democrat, Pittacus prevented the nobles in exile (among them Alcaeus) from returning.
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Pittacus of Mytilene (one of the seven wise men of Greece), 620 years before Christ, stated: "Do not that to thy neighbour that thou wouldst not suffer from him":