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Atticus
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[1] Platonic philosopher, c. AD 176

(Ἀττικος; Áttikos) Platonic philosopher, mentioned in the chronicle of Eusebios in AD 176 [1. 16, 148], teacher of  Harpocration of Argus, author of commentary on Plato's Timaeus [1. 50, 215f.], Phaedon (?) [1. 30, 190f.] and Phaedrus (?) [1. 42, 197]; the fragments 40-42 Des Places, fr. 40-42 Des Places, which could refer to a commentary on the ‘Categories of Aristotle [1. 248, 258f.], come from the tract ‘against those who pretend to b…

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Baltes, Matthias (Münster) and Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum), “Atticus”, 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 24 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_brill000650>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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