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EARLY GREEK PHILOSOPHY IX

ANTIPHON [87 DK]

P How Many Antiphons? (P1–P2)

P1 Suda

a (< A1) A.2744

Ἀντιφῶν Ἀθηναῖος τερατοσκόπος καὶ ἐποποιὸς καὶ σοφιστής· ἐκαλεῖτο δὲ Λογομάγειρος.

b (T3 Pendrick) A.2745

Ἀντιφῶν, Σοφίλου, Ἀθηναῖος, τῶν δήμων Ῥαμνούσιος· διδάσκαλος δὲ αὐτοῦ οὐδεὶς προγινώσκεται· ἀλλ᾽ ὅμως ἦρξε τοῦ δικανικοῦ χαρακτῆρος μετὰ Γοργίαν. λέγεται δὲ καὶ Θουκυδίδου γενέσθαι διδάσκαλος. ἐκαλεῖτο δὲ Νέστωρ.

c (< A1) A.2746

Ἀντιφῶν Ἀθηναῖος ὀνειροκρίτης· Περὶ κρίσεως ὀνείρων ἔγραψεν.

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ANTIPHON

ANTIPHON

P How Many Antiphons? (P1–P2)

P1 Suda

a (< A1)

Antiphon, Athenian, soothsayer, poet, and sophist. He was called ‘Speech Chef.’

b (≠ DK)

Antiphon, son of Sophilus, Athenian, from the deme Rhamnous. No earlier teacher of his is known; nonetheless, he began the judicial genre after Gorgias. He is also said to have been Thucydides’ teacher. He was called ‘Nestor.’

c (< A1)

Antiphon, Athenian, interpreter of dreams. He wrote On the Interpretation of Dreams.

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.antiphon-person.2016