was the god of medicine and healing, to whom such a sacrifice might be made upon the curing of a disease.)
Really, Ischomachus, I am disposed to ask: "Does teaching consist in putting questions?" Indeed, the secret of your system has just this instant dawned upon me. I seem to see the principle in which you put your questions. You lead me through the field of my own knowledge, and then by pointing out analogies to what I know, persuade me that I really know some things which hitherto, as I believed, I had no knowledge of. (Oeconomicus by )
The writings of Xenophon (), such as the Memorablia and Hellenica.
The satirical plays by Aristophanes ()
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