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Evenus
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(Εὔηνος, Εύηνός; Eúēnos, Euēnós)

[1] of Paros

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Eratosthenes distinguishes between two elegiac poets from Paros, both named E. (Harpocr. s.v. Εὔηνος 139,15 Dindorf), others maintain that there had only been one [1]. Plato mentions an E. of Paros, a poet and ‘philosopher’ (Pl. Phd. 60d; 61b), a teacher of political rhetoric around 400 BC (Pl. Ap. 20a-b), who had ‘discovered’ a number of tropes (Pl. Phdr. 267a)…

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Bowie, Ewen (Oxford), Degani, Enzo (Bologna) and Strauch, Daniel (Berlin), “Evenus”, 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 25 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e404420>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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