Antisthenes
A classical bust of Antisthenes the cynic
A classical bust of Antisthenes the cynic

Antisthenes (an-TIS-then-ease) was a Greek philosopher and student of Socrates, he was known for his studies of ethics and the aesthetic, and is credited with founding Cynic philosophy. His name may mean to strike against, or against the gods.

Antisthenes is a rich merchant in Alexandria. Leon seizes on his goods for not paying his bills. As Hermes and Irus Leon defends his case against Antisthenes, and eventually wins his land.

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