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EARLY GREEK PHILOSOPHY II

ANAXIMENES [13 DK]

P Chronology (P1–P4)

P1 (< A1) Diog. Laert. 2.3

Ἀναξιμένης Εὐρυστράτου, Μιλήσιος, ἤκουσεν Ἀναξιμάνδρου. ἔνιοι δὲ καὶ Παρμενίδου φασὶν ἀκοῦσαι αὐτὸν1 [. . .]. καὶ γεγένηται μέν, καθά φησιν Ἀπολλόδωρος [FGrHist 244 F66], <. . .>2 περὶ τὴν Σάρδεων ἅλωσιν, ἐτελεύτησε δὲ τῇ ἑξηκοστῇ τρίτῃ Ὀλυμπιάδι.3

P2 (< A7) (Ps.- ?) Hippol. Ref. 1.7.8

οὗτος ἤκμασεν περὶ ἔτος πρῶτον τῆς πεντηκοστῆς ὀγδόης Ὀλυμπιάδος.

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ANAXIMENES

ANAXIMENES

P Chronology (P1–P4)

P1 (< A1) Diogenes Laertius

Anaximenes, son of Eurystratus, of Miletus, studied with Anaximander; some people say that he also studied with Parmenides [. . .].1 And as Apollodorus says, he was <. . .>2 around the time of the capture of Sardis [= 546/5 BC], and he died during the 63rd Olympiad [= 528/4].

P2 (< A7) (Ps.-?) Hippolytus, Refutation of All Heresies

He reached full maturity around the first year of the 58th Olympiad [= 548/7].

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.anaximenes-person.2016