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Arete of Cyrene
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Philosopher
    (circa 400 BC-circa 340 BC)
    Born in Cyrene
    Philosopher and follower of Socrates
    Very little is actually known about her.
    Part of her fame comes from politically correct wishful thinking about the role of women in ancient Greece.
    Her and her father's philosophy embraced hedonism.
    She wrote forty books.
    She headed the school started by her father, Aristippus of Cyrene, after his death.
    It was said that she 'Was the splendor of Greece, possessed the beauty of Helen, had the virtue of Thirma, the soul of Socrates, and the tongue of Homer.'
    She taught for 33 years.
    She was named after the Greek goddess of virtue.

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