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Harpocration
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(Ἁρποκρατίων; Harpokratíōn).

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[1] Platonic philosopher from Argos

Platonic philosopher from Argos, 2nd cent. AD, pupil of  Atticus, called ‘top Platonist’ (Πλατωνικῶν κορυφαῖος; Platōnikôn koryphaîos) by Proclus [1. 18]. Important was his commentary on Plato (24 bks.) [1. 28, 152, 180ff., 191, 194, 197, 206, 216f.] and his lexicon on Plato (2 bks.) [1. 28, 235]. Just as Atticus and Plutarch, H. …

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Baltes, Matthias (Münster), Lakmann, Marie-Luise (Münster), Tosi, Renzo (Bologna) and Nutton, Vivian (London), “Harpocration”, 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 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e503730>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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