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Cleomʹbrotos (4 syl.)

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A philosopher who so admired Plato’s Phœdon that he jumped into the sea in order to exchange this life for a better. He was called Ambracioʹta (of Ambraʹcia), from the place of his birth in Epīrus.

“He who to enjoy


Plato’s elysium, leaped into the sea.

Cleombrotus.”


Milton: Paradise Lost, iii. 471–3.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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