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I believe it will be impossible to know how much was lost through out the time span of 700 BCE to around 800 CE. One certainty is that Diogenes Laertius is clear that some philosophers never wrote anything, or that he doubted they ever left any written product (like Diogenes the Cynic). Given that Greeks did not regard writing as pivotal to express one’s ...

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