Talk:Diogenes of Babylon

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Diogenes is famous for having walked the streets of Athens in broad daylight carrying a lighted lantern while claiming "I am looking for a man".

The same is said about Diogenes of Sinope. Quote:

He used to stroll through the Agora at full daylight with a torch (or, as legend sometimes has it, a lantern). When asked about it, he would answer, "I am just looking for an honest man". This is referenced in the play Cyrano de Bergerac, but here Diogenes asks the question, "Art thou an honest man?"

Which is right? – 84.48.54.7 17:42, 16 October 2006 (UTC)

100 talents?[edit]

This article says that the fine was on 100 talents (but the source, says nothing on the matter). However the article on Carneades says it was on 500 talents, and is supported by the source of that article.

--Episcophagus (talk) 15:42, 3 October 2012 (UTC)