Solon
biographical name circa 630-circa 560 B.C. Athenian lawgiver

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  • Solon — (ancient Greek: Polytonic|Σόλων, c. 638 BC ndash;558 BC) was an Athenian statesman, lawmaker, and Lyric poet. He is remembered particularly for his efforts to legislate against political, economic and moral decline in archaic Athens. His reforms… …   Wikipedia

  • Solón — Busto titulado Solon (Museo Nacional, Nápoles) Nombre completo Solón, Σόλων Nacimiento c. 638 a …   Wikipedia Español

  • Solon — (altgriechisch Σόλων; * wohl um 640 v. Chr. in Athen; † vermutlich um 560 v. Chr.) war ein griechischer Lyriker und athenischer Staatsmann. Mit seinem Namen verbinden sich vor allem die Reformen, die er in Athen durchführte. Er wird zu den sieben …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • SOLON — (SOLON 640 env. apr. SOLON 560) Homme d’État, législateur et poète athénien. Né, selon la tradition, dans une famille de souche royale, Solon doit, pour reconstituer un patrimoine dilapidé par son père, s’adonner au commerce maritime et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Solon — Solon,   griechisch Sọlon, athenischer Gesetzgeber, * Athen um 640 v. Chr., ✝ ebenda nach 561 v. Chr.; aus dem athenischen Königsgeschlecht (?) der Medontiden. Solon rief im Krieg gegen Megara zur Befreiung der Insel Salamis auf. 594 wurde er… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Solon —    Solon (640 560 B.C.), known as one of the wise men of Greece, was one of the most famous lawgivers of all times. A well educated Athenian who supported himself by foreign trade, he was elected archon of Athens and was given authority to change …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • Solon — Solon, OH U.S. city in Ohio Population (2000): 21802 Housing Units (2000): 7801 Land area (2000): 20.551672 sq. miles (53.228584 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.042511 sq. miles (0.110104 sq. km) Total area (2000): 20.594183 sq. miles (53.338688 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Solón — (c. 638 adC–558 adC) fue un famoso legislador ateniense, considerado uno de los precursores de la democracia en Atenas. Fue hijo de Execestides, comerciante rico cuya generosidad con los demás le hizo perder gran parte de su fortuna. Se inició… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • solon — legislator, 1620s, from Gk. Solon, name of early lawgiver of Athens, one of the seven sages. Often (especially in U.S., where it is applied by journalists to Congressmen, township supervisors, etc.) with a tinge of sarcasm …   Etymology dictionary

  • solon — [sō′lən, sō′län] n. [after SOLON] [sometimes S ] a lawmaker or legislator, esp. a wise one …   English World dictionary

  • Solon — So lon, n. A celebrated Athenian lawmaker, born about 638 b. c.; hence, a legislator; a publicist; often used ironically. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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