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

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Lysias
(534 words)

b. in 459/458 (or ca. 445) BC in Athens;

d. ca. 380 BC in Athens;

Attic writer of forensic speeches.

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Almost completely extant are 31 speeches (Or. 1–31), the openings of three further speeches (Or. 32–34), and the Erótikós (Or. 35), a didactic oration quoted by Plato in Phaedrus 231a ff. With the exception of Or. 2; 33; 34; 35 , all …

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Landfester, Manfred, “Lysias”, 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 21 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0137>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831



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