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Socrates cannot give his disciple the truth. Most Greek temples faced east, towards the rising sun. Aristophanes was a playwright who wrote comedies. He was with Scipio at the destruction of Carthage in 146. Unconnected with persons of distinction and out of touch with the great world, it follows models bound within its own narrow sphere. The factors already listed above which underpin literacy within society had been weak but were continuously strengthening, just as Roman dominion enabled control first of the Greek colonies in southern Italy and later on of the Greek city-states themselves.

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