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Aristoxenus
(833 words)

(Ἀριστόξενος; Aristóxenos).

[German version]

[1] Musician, Musical theoretician, philosopher, biographer, from Tarentum

from Tarentum, musician, musical theorist, philosopher, biographer, known as μουσικός. According to Suda son of Mnesias or of the musician Spintharus, pupil of his father, of a certain Lamprus of Erythrae, of the Pythagorean Xenophilus and finally of Aristotle. In Mantinea A. turned to…

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Zaminer, Frieder (Berlin) and Nutton, Vivian (London), “Aristoxenus”, 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 17 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e136840>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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