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Old 02-01-2017, 07:00 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Karposh View Post
Seventy-two cities? Can that be right?
From Plutarch:

Plato wrote a book on the One Ideal Constitution, but because of its forbidding character he could not persuade anyone to adopt it; but Alexander established more than seventy cities among savage tribes, and sowed all Asia with Grecian magistracies, and thus overcame its uncivilized and brutish manner of living.

Doubted-discussed here: (just an example)
https://books.google.gr/books?id=Yck...cities&f=false
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