(Κλειτοφῶν; Kleitophôn). Athenian, a disciple of Socrates (Pl. Resp. 1,328b; 340a-b). Plato's dialogue C. is named after him. C. proposed to consider Cleisthenes' constitution for the planned changes in 411 BC. In 404 he represented the pátrios politeía viewpoint together with Theramenes and others ([Aristot.] Ath. Pol. 29,3; 34,3).
M. Chambers, Aristoteles. Staat der Athener, 1990, 277
▲ Back to top ▲
Cite this page
Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld),
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 02 March 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e615830>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510