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Damon and Pythias

Submitted by Michael Didenko on Thu, 09/05/2019 - 20:10

Meanings of "Damon and Pythias"

English

Two friends noted for their mutual loyalty.
[Damon offered himself as a hostage for Pythias, who was to be executed for treason by Dionysius of Syracuse. When Pythias returned to save his friend's life, he was pardoned].

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Russian

Дамон и Пифиас (миф); закадычные, неразлучные друзья

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Spanish

Amigos que se destacan por su mutua lealtad y confianza, el modismo viene de Damón y Fintias, dos antiguos filósofos pitagóricos que se les conocía por su noble amistad.

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