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(Αἰσχίνης; Aischínēs).

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[1] Student of Socrates

From the Attic deme of Sphettus, son of Lysanias, student of Socrates. Born between 430/420 BC, died after 375/6 BC. A. was present during Socrates' trial and death (Pl. Ap. 33e; Phaed. 59b). A. is said to have been poor when he joined Socrates. In a speech by Lysias, he was …

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Döring, Klaus (Bamberg), Engels, Johannes (Cologne), Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald), Stanzel, Karl-Heinz (Tübingen) and Di Marco, Massimo (Fondi Latina), “Aeschines”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 02 July 2022 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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