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Damon and Pythias

~ 380 BC
Civilization: Greek — Syracuse
   Field of Renown:  hero — Friend
Era:  Decline

Story of Damon and Pythias celebrates trusted friendship and willingness to die for one another.

Other Resources


Story Links
Book Links
Story of Damon and Pythias  in  The Story of the Greeks  by  H. A. Guerber
The Faithful Friends  in  Stories of the Ancient Greeks  by  Charles D. Shaw


Image Links


Damon and Pythias
 in The Story of the Greeks

Damon's Ride
 in Stories of the Ancient Greeks