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Synonyms for solon

a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs

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In short, he viewed the Solonic reforms as opening the floodgates to democratic faction, a mistake carefully avoided by Sparta's legislator, Lycurgus.
The Solonic measure and [similar] Roman institutions ...
In short, he considered the Solonic reforms as opening the floodgates to democratic faction, a mistake, he believed, avoided by Sparta's legislator, Lycurgus.
The sudden emergence of tragedy was one of the many important changes which swept the Attic peninsula during the period of Solonic and Kleisthenic reforms--reforms which underlay the rise of Athens to preeminence.
This can be seen in the early sixth-century v Solonic legislation against excessive display in mourning (Plutarch, Solon 21).