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EARLY GREEK PHILOSOPHY II

P3 (A3) Eus. Chron. (Hier.), p. 102b

[ad Ol. 55] Anaximenes physicus agnoscitur.

P4 (< A2) Suda A.1988

γέγονεν ἐν τῇ νε΄ Ὀλυμπιάδι ἐν τῇ Σάρδεων ἁλώσει, ὅτε Κῦρος ὁ Πέρσης Κροῖσον καθεῖλεν.

Statue (P5)

P5 (As 176 Wöhrle) Christod. Ecphr. 50–51

ἦν μὲν Ἀναξιμένης νοερὸς σοφός, ἐν δὲ μενοινῇ δαιμονίης ἐλέλιζε νοήματα ποικίλα βουλῆς.

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ANAXIMENES

P3 (A3) Eusebius, Chronicle

55th Olympiad [= 560/56]: The natural philosopher Anaximenes is well known.

P4 (< A2) Suda

He was born in the 55th Olympiad [= 560/56] during the capture of Sardis, when Cyrus the Persian destroyed Croesus [= 546/5].1

Statue (P5)

P5 (≠ DK) Christodorus, Description of the Statues in the Gymnasium of Zeuxippus at Constantinople

Anaximenes was there, the intellectual sage; in his enthusiasm He brandished multifarious thoughts of a divine intention.

Iconography (P6)

P6 (≠ DK) Richter I, p. 79; Koch, “Ikonographie,” in Flashar, Bremer, Rechenauer (2013), I.1, pp. 219–20.

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.anaximenes-person.2016