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EARLY GREEK PHILOSOPHY V

ALCMAEON [24 DK]

P Chronology (P1)

P1 (< A3) Arist. Metaph. A5 986a29–30

[. . . cf. D5] καὶ γὰρ ἐγένετο τὴν ἡλικίαν1 Ἀλκμαίων ἐπὶ2 γέροντι Πυθαγόρᾳ3 [. . .].

Family (P2)

P2 (< A1) Diog. Laert. 8.83

ἦν δὲ Πειρίθου υἱός, ὡς αὐτὸς ἐναρχόμενος τοῦ συγγράμματός φησιν [. . . = D4].

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ALCMAEON

ALCMAEON

P Chronology (P1)

P1 (< A3) Aristotle, Metaphysics

[. . .] Alcmaeon attained maturity1 when Pythagoras was an old man [. . .].

Family (P2)

P2 (< A1) Diogenes Laertius

He was the son of Peirithus, as he himself says at the beginning of his treatise [D4] [. . .].

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.alcmaeon-person.2016