λέγει δὲ καὶ Ἐρατοσθένης ἐν τοῖς Ὀλυμπιονίκαις [FGrHist 241 F7] τὴν πρώτην καὶ ἑβδομηκοστὴν Ὀλυμπιάδα νενικηκέναι τὸν τοῦ Μέτωνος πατέρα, μάρτυρι χρώμενος Ἀριστοτέλει [Frag. 71 Rose].
P4 (< A6) Arist. Metaph. A3 984a11–12
Ἀναξαγόρας δὲ ὁ Κλαζομένιος τῇ μὲν ἡλικίᾳ πρότερος ὢν τούτου [. . . cf. ANAXAG. R8].
P5 (< A1) Diog. Laert.
ὕστερον δὲ διά τινα πανήγυριν πορευόμενον ἐπ’ ἀμάξης ὡς εἰς Μεσσήνην πεσεῖν καὶ τὸν μηρὸν κλάσαι· νοσήσαντα δ’ ἐκ τούτου τελευτῆσαι ἐτῶν ἑπτὰ καὶ ἑβδομήκοντα.
περὶ δὲ τῶν ἐτῶν Ἀριστοτέλης διαφέρεται· φησὶ γὰρ [Frag. 71 Rose] ἐκεῖνος ἑξήκοντα ἐτῶν αὐτὸν τελευτῆσαι· οἱ δὲ ἐννέα καὶ ἑκατόν.
P6 (< A1) Diog. Laert. 8.52
Ἀπολλόδωρος δ’ ὁ γραμματικὸς ἐν τοῖς Χρονικοῖς φησιν ὡς [FGrHist 244 F32a]
b Eratosthenes’ indication
Eratosthenes, invoking the testimony of Aristotle, also says in his Olympic Victors that the father of Meton [i.e. Empedocles’ grandfather] had won in the 71st Olympics [= 496].
P4 (< A6) Aristotle, Metaphysics
Anaxagoras of Clazomenae, who was earlier in age than him [i.e. Empedocles] [. . .].
P5 (< A1) Diogenes Laertius
Later, when he was traveling in a carriage to Messina for some festival, he fell and broke his thigh. He became ill as a result of this and died at the age of seventy-seven years.
But Aristotle differs about the age; for he says that he died at sixty years. Others say at 109 years.1
P6 (< A1) Diogenes Laertius
Apollodorus the grammarian says in his Chronology,