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Single Idea 1560

[catalogued under 13. Knowledge Criteria / E. Relativism / 4. Cultural relativism]

Full Idea

The Lydians find it acceptable for their daughters to work as prostitutes to raise money for getting married, but no one in Greece would be prepared to marry such a girl.

Gist of Idea

Lydians prostitute their daughters to raise a dowery, but no Greek would marry such a girl

Source

Anon (Diss) (Dissoi Logoi - on Double Arguments [c.401 BCE], 2)

Book Reference

'The First Philosophers', ed/tr. Waterfield,Robin [OUP 2000], p.290