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, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 19 May 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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