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EARLY GREEK PHILOSOPHY III

HERACLITUS [22 DK]

R Heraclitus’ Book: Commentaries, Form, Contents (R1–R14) Attested Ancient Commentaries (R1–R2)

R1 Diog. Laert.

a (< A1) 9.15

πλεῖστοί τέ εἰσιν ὅσοι ἐξήγηνται αὐτοῦ τὸ σύγγραμμα· καὶ γὰρ Ἀντισθένης [cf. 66 DK] καὶ Ἡρακλείδης ὁ Ποντικὸς [Frag. 39 Wehrli, cf. R1b] Κλεάνθης [cf. R1d] τε1 καὶ Σφαῖρος ὁ Στωικός [cf. R1e], πρὸς δὲ Παυσανίας ὁ κληθεὶς Ἡρακλειτιστής, Νικομήδης τε καὶ Διονύσιος· τῶν δὲ γραμματικῶν Διόδοτος [. . . = R3b].

b (≠ DK) 5.86, 88

[. . . = R1a] φέρεται δ’ αὐτοῦ [scil. Heraclides] συγγράμματα [. . .] Ἡρακλείτου ἐξηγήσεις δʹ [. . .] [Frag. 22 Wehrli].

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HERACLITUS

HERACLITUS

R Heraclitus’ Book: Commentaries, Form, Contents (R1–R14) Attested Ancient Commentaries (R1–R2)

R1 Diogenes Laertius

a (< A1)

There are many people who have explained his treatise: among them, Antisthenes, Heraclides of Pontus, Cleanthes, Sphaerus the Stoic, and also Pausanias called ‘the Heraclitist,’ Nicomedes, and Dionysius;1 and among grammarians, Diodotus [. . .].

b (≠ DK)

Treatises by him [i.e. Heraclides of Pontus] are in circulation: [. . .] Interpretations of Heraclitus, in four books [. . .].

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.heraclitus-reception.2016