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Basilicus
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(Βασιλικός; Basilikós).

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[1] Rhetor in the 2nd cent. AD

Rhetor in the 2nd cent. AD who lived past the year 200. He taught in Nicomedia in Bithynia (Suda s.v. Apsines). His student  Apsines refers to him and Aristides as the only sources for his study of rhetoric. In addition to a commentary on Demosthenes, B. is attributed with the authorship of several rhetorical works (περὶ τῶν διὰ λέξεως σχημάτων, περὶ ῥητορικῆς παρασκευῆς ἤτοι περὶ ἀ…

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Weißenberger, Michael (Greifswald) and Bloch, René (Berne), “Basilicus”, 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 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e213460>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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