How Do You Pronounce 'Diogenes Of Sinope'?
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How to pronounce Diogenes of Sinope
First of all, this is the present day 'educated guess' pronounciation of Diogenes of Sinope. No-one can say for sure how the name of a philosopher who lived from 412 or 404 BCE and died at Corinth in 323 BCE was pronounced in his time.
Note that he is Greek even though he was born in a place that is now in modern day Turkey.
Diogenes was one of the founders of Cynic philosophy and is also known as Diogenes the Cynic. One of his quotes is:
"Why not whip the teacher when the pupil misbehaves?"