The ephors were important civil magistrates at Sparta. Chilon introduced major changes in Spartan foreign policy and was later placed among the Seven Sages of Greece.
Bouchard, Elsa. "Chilon ephor of Sparta". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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