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Callicles
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(Καλλικλῆς; Kalliklês).

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[1] Collocutor in Plato's Gorgias

Collocutor in Plato's ‘Gorgias; taking it as his premise that nature ranks above the law, he advocates the right of the stronger (Pl. Grg. 483 c-d). This is the lesson of the  Gorgias (Gorg. Encomium Helenae 6), understood by Aristotle (Aris…

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Narcy, Michel (Paris), Neudecker, Richard (Rome), Hoesch, Nicola (Munich), Meister, Klaus (Berlin) and Ameling, Walter (Jena), “Callicles”, 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 08 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e606280>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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