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A PHILOSOPHIC MISSIONARY - DION CHRYSOSTOM

it has been continually at war and often captured. The last and worst sack of the town was not more than 150 years ago. After this sack the Borysthenites resettled irn the town, and the Scythians favoured this, because they needed commerce and Greek traders. For the traders ceased to come after the destruction of the city, finding no one of their own speech to receive them, and the Scythians neither desired nor knew how to make a trading centre of their own after the Greek type.
The insignificance of the city's buildings and the narrow space in which it is confined witness to its destruction. For it is built on a small section of its old wall, in which a few towers are left, inadequate to the size and strength of the city. The interval is closed by an unbroken line of houses, built without intervening intervals.
A very low and weak wall surrounds it, and some of the towers are so far from the part at present inhabited, that no one would suppose them to belong to the same city. Besides these unmistakable signs of its sack, none of the statues in its temples are undamaged : all are defaced, like statues in a graveyard.
Well, I happened, as I said, to be walking outside the city, when some of the Borygthenites came out, after their custom, to greet me. Then Callistratus galloped past me on a horse, riding in from the country, and after going on a short distance dismounted, handed his horse to an attendant, and came up very decorously with his hand under his cloak. He wore a great cavalry sword, and trews, and the rest of the Scythian costume. On his shoulders he had a little, thin, black cloak, in the Borysthenite fashion. He was about 18, very tall and handsome, with a regular Ionian look : and he was said to be a gallant fighter, and to have captured and killed many Sauromatae. He was keenly interested too in literature and philosophy, and actually wished to sail away with me. His qualities, especially his good looks, gave him a great reputation among the citizens. I knew him to be a great admirer of Homer, and I began at

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