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Monimus
(373 words)

(Μόνιμος/Mónimos).

[German version]

[1] From Syracuse, pupil of Diogenes

M. from Syracuse, slave of a Corinthian banker, heard Xeniades, a rich citizen of Corinth, extol the virtue of Diogenes [14] of Sinope, who lived with him. In order to be able to leave his master and follow Diogenes, M. made out that he was insane; he was dismissed and so became Diogenes' pupil. He also stayed with Crates [4] for a long time and imitated his way of life (Diog. Laert.…

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Goulet-Cazé, Marie-Odile (Antony), Welwei, Karl-Wilhelm (Bochum) and Ameling, Walter (Jena), “Monimus”, 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 26 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e808950>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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