(Μίλτας; Míltas). Thessalian, seer and occasional member of the Platonic academy ( Akadḗmeia ); in 357 BC he took part in the campaign of Dion [I 1] against Dionysius , and interpreted the lunar eclipse (August 8) which preceded departure as a portent of the fall of Dionysius (Plut. Dion 22,6f.; 24,2-4).
K. Trampedach, Platon, die Akademie und die zeitgenössische Politik, 1994, 111.
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Beck, Hans (Cologne),
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