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EARLY GREEK PHILOSOPHY VIII

THRASYMACHUS [85 DK]

D Thrasymachus’ Writings: Reported Titles and Contents (D1–D6)

D1 (< A13) Dion. Hal. Isaeus 20

[. . . = D8, R2] πᾶς δέ ἐστιν ἐν τοῖς τεχνογραφικοῖς καὶ ἐπιδεικτικοῖς, δικανικοὺς δὲ1 οὐκ ἀπολέλοιπε λόγους [. . .].

D2 (< A1) Suda Θ.462

Θρασύμαχος [. . .] ἔγραψε Συμβουλευτικούς, Τέχνην ῥητορικήν, Παίγνια, Ἀφορμὰς ῥητορικάς.

D3 (B3) Schol. in Aristoph. Av. 880

τὰ αὐτὰ τοῖς Θεοπόμπου καὶ Θρασύμαχός φησιν ἐν τῇ Μεγάλῃ τέχνῃ.

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THRASYMACHUS

THRASYMACHUS

D Thrasymachus’ Writings: Reported Titles and Contents (D1–D6)

D1 (< A13) Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Isaeus

[. . .] he [i.e. Thrasymachus] is exclusively concerned with technical manuals and oratorical displays, and he has not left behind any judicial speeches [. . .].

D2 (< A1) Suda

Thrasymachus [. . .] wrote Deliberative Speeches, a Technical Manual of Rhetoric, Amusements, Rhetorical Starting Points.

D3 (B3) Scholia on Aristophanes’ Birds

Thrasymachus too in his Large Technical Manual says the same thing as Theopompus.1

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.thrasymachus-doctrine.2016