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Menexenus
(101 words)

(Μενέξενος; Menéxenos).

[German version]

[1] Son of Socrates

A son of Socrates, still a child when his father died (Plat. Apo. 34d; Phd. 116b; Diog. Laert. 2,26). See Socratics.

Bibliography

A.-H. Chroust, A Comment On Aristotle's On Noble Birth, in: WS 85 N.F. 6, 1972, 19-32

PA 9975

Traill, PAA 644865.

[German version]

[2] Pupil of Socrates

Pupil of the Sophist Ctesippus, a relative, and of Socrates, at whose death he was present (Plat. Lys. 206d; 211c; Plat. Phd. 59b)…

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Schmitz, Winfried (Bielefeld), “Menexenus”, 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 05 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e732840>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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