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Aspasius
(588 words)

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[1] Commentator on Aristotle

Commentator on Aristotle, 1st half of the 2nd cent. AD; teacher of  Herminus. His works were read in the school of Plotinus (Porph. Vita Plotini 14). A.' commentary on the ‘Nicomachean Ethics [1] is the earliest surviving extended commentary on an Aristotelian text, and influenced the treatment of the ‘common books’ 5-7 as Nicomachean; althoug…

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Sharples, Robert (London), Bowie, Ewen (Oxford) and Michel, Simone (Hamburg), “Aspasius”, 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 21 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e204030>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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