Hipparchia of Maroneia

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Hipparchia of Maroneia (l. c. 350-280 BCE) was a Cynic philosopher who rejected her upper-class life to live her beliefs and share her values on the streets of ancient Athens. She was the wife of the Cynic Crates of Thebes (l. c. 360-280 BCE) and greatly respected by later writers.

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  • c. 350 BCE - 280 BCE
    Life of the female Cynic Philosopher Hipparchia of Maroneia.
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