Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts

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Epicurus
(1,412 words)

b. 342/1 BC in Samos;

d. 271/0 BC in Athens;

Greek philosopher.

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The three great didactic epistles To Herodotus, To Pythocles and To Menoeceus have been preserved in the tenth book of the Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes [17] Lae…

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Schorn, Stefan, “Epicurus”, 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 16 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0085>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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