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A PHILOSOPHIC MISSIONARY - DION CHRYSOSTOM

once to question him on this. Almost all the Borysthenites are enthusiastic about Homer, perhaps because they are still a warlike people ; or it may be due to their love for Achilles, to whom they pay extraordinary honour. They have built two temples to him, one in what is called the Isle of Achilles, the other in the city. So they want to hear of nothing but Homer. And though their Greek is not perfect, as a result of their settlement in the midst of foreigners, they almost all know the Iliad by heart. I said to him in jest : Callistratus, do you think Phocylides z or Homer the better poet ? He answered laughing : I don't even know the other's name, and I fancy no one here knows it. We don't consider that there is any poet except Homer. And practically every one knows him. For their poets speak only of him in the poems which they compose when they wish to fire their people before battle, and at other
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Dion then remarks that Phocylides had written some fine things about citizenship, and Callistratus continues :
YOU see all these others who want to hear you and have streamed out to the river-side here for that purpose, though they are not entirely free from care. For you know, I suppose, that the Scythians raided us at noon yesterday, and killed some of the sentinels who were off their guard and perhaps captured others. We don't know yet, for the Scythians have no city, so the pursuit is a long business.-This was quite true, and the gates were shut, and the war signal was exhibited on the wall. Still the people were so fond of lectures and so Greek in character that they were almost all there, under arms, wanting to hear me. I admired their enthusiasm and said : Shall we go somewhere inside the city and sit down? If we walk about, perhaps all will not hear equally well : those behind are inconvenienced, and inconvenience those in front by pressing nearer.-On this they all adjourned to the temple of Zeus, their

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