Armand D’Angour argues in the The Conversation, the ideas of Aspasia of Miletus, Socrates first love, are at the root of Western philosophy.
Just another example of the phrase that may or may not have been said by Napoleon Bonaparte.
What is history but a fable agreed upon?Quote Investigator
It’s not hard to see how or why patriarchy has marginalise Aspasia of Miletus. Interestingly the website Quote Investigator, who investigate the source of quotes, attributes it to someone else. Ironic.