The Eretrian bull. Menedemos of Eretria, in Euboea; a Greek philosopher of the fourth century B.C. and founder of the Eretrian school which was a branch of the Socratic. He was called a “bull” from the bull-like gravity of his face.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
More on Eretrian from Infoplease:
24 X 7
Explore Algebra ,