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[1] Visionary from  Telmessus (4th cent. BC)

Visionary from  Telmessus, in the service first of  Philippus, then of  Alexander [4] the Great; hero of many anecdotes which only report on successful predictions; no further references after the death of  Cleitus. Prophecies of the future success of some of the  Diadochi have turned out to be fabrications.


Berve 2, no. 117.

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[2] Bronze sculptor from …

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Badian, Ernst (Cambridge, MA) and Neudecker, Richard (Rome), “Aristander”, 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 18 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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