Diogenes of Sinope

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Carole Raddato
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published on 12 December 2023
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Modern statue of Diogenes of Sinope (c. 404-323 BCE) in Sinop (northern Turkey). The 5.50 m tall statue depicts the Cynic philosopher standing with his dog on his dwelling barrel and lantern in hand, searching for an honest man.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2023, December 12). Diogenes of Sinope. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18246/diogenes-of-sinope/

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