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Moschus
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(Μόσχος; Mόschos).

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[1] From Elis, pupil of Phaidon

M. from Elis, with Anchipylus a pupil (or pupil of a pupil) of Phaedon of Elis and teacher of Asclepiades [3] of Phleius and Menedemus [5] of Eretria. According to an ancient piece of gossip M. and Anchipylus are supposed to have subsisted only on water and figs their whole lives (Diog. Laert. 2,126; Athen. 2,44c). M. is presumably identical with th…

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Döring, Klaus (Bamberg), Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg) and Fantuzzi, Marco (Florence), “Moschus”, 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 20 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e810370>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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