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(Ἑρμόδωρος; Hermódōros).

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[1] Critic of his fellow citizens in a fragment of Heraclitus

In a fragment of the philosopher  Heraclitus [1] of Ephesus, the latter criticizes his fellow citizens because they had banished H., the ‘most estimable man’ among them, with the justification that among them ‘no one should be the most estimable’ (Diels/Kranz 22,121 = Str. 1…

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Stein-Hölkeskamp, Elke (Cologne), Stanzel, Karl-Heinz (Tübingen), Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna) and Höcker, Christoph (Kissing), “Hermodorus”, 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 21 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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