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Phileas
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(Φιλέας; Philéas).

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[1] Of Athens, Greek geographer, middle of the 5th cent. BC

Greek geographer from Athens (cf. Marcianus, Epitome peripli Menippei 2 = GGM 1, 565; Avien. 43f.), middle of the 5th cent. BC. His 13 directly preserved fragments have not been edited (sources and contents: [1. 2134f.]). As probably the first Attic successor to the early Ionian periegesis (Periegetes), P., in his Description of the Earth (γῆς περίοδος/gês períodos, Harpocr. 1…

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Gärtner, Hans Armin (Heidelberg) and Günther, Linda-Marie (Munich), “Phileas”, 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 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e919740>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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