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Antiphon of Rhamnus
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b. ca. 480 BC in the Attic deme of Rhamnous;

executed in Athens in 411 BC;

Greek orator and logographer, identification with the ‘Sophist’ Antiphon is controversial but increasingly accepted; however, he must be distinguished from the tragedian of the same name.

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Thiel, Rainer, “Antiphon of Rhamnus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, English edition by Tine Jerke and Volker Dallman (2009). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der antiken Texte: Autoren- und Werklexikon. Herausgegeben von Manfred Landfester in Verbindung mit Brigitte Egger. Serie: Der Neue Pauly – Supplemente, 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, Band 2. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2007). Consulted online on 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0018>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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