Quotes by Xenophanes

About Xenophanes:

Xenophanes of Colophon is the earliest Greek poet who claims explicitly to be writing for future generations, creating "fame that will reach all of Greece, and never die while the Greek kind of songs survives."

Author Bio

  • NameXenophanes
  • DescriptionPresocratic philosopher
  • Born570 BCE
  • Died475 BCE
  • CountryAncient Greece
  • ProfessionPhilosopher; Poet; Author