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Cratippus
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(Κράτιππος; Krátippos).

[German version]

[1] Of Athens, contemporary of Thucydides, continued Th.'s work

of Athens. According to Dionysius of Halicarnassus (De Thucydide 16), he was roughly a contemporary of  Thucydides and also the one who continued his work. The table of contents from his historical work which spanned at least to 394 BC is recorded in Plutarch (mor. 345c-e). Some researchers (e.g. [1; 2; 4; 5; 6]) claim t…

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Meister, Klaus (Berlin) and Gottschalk, Hans (Leeds), “Cratippus”, 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 29 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e622380>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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