American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Ancient Greek Î£ÏŒÎ»Ï‰Î½ (Solon), Athenian statesman.
From Ancient Greek Î£ÏŒÎ»Ï‰Î½ (SolÅn).
Solon Sentence Examples
The Alcmaeonids fled and Peisistratus remained in power for about five years, during which Solon's death occurred.
The form of the monument corresponds to that which we are told was given to the revolving wooden pillars on which the laws of Solon were painted.
From this widely accepted belief arose the almost certainly false statement that Peisistratus took part in Solon's successful war against Megara, which necessarily took place before Solon's archonship (probably in 600 B.C.).
So the talent of the 80-grain system was sexagesimally divided for the mina which was afterwards adopted by Solon.