Ancient History Competition 23

Many would think that it was inappropriate for Spartans to use tricks in war, but he said that “where the lion’s skin is not enough, the fox’s skin must be added”. Who was he?

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  1. I would say Lysander, and that Erasmus recovered that saying in his Adages.

  2. Lysander, according to Plutarch.

  3. Correct. The saying is from Plutarch.

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