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Pythias
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(Πυθιάς; Pythiás).

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[1] Wife of Aristotle [6]

Niece and probably adopted daughter of Hermias [1] of Atarneus, wife of the philosopher Aristotle [6], who married her, presumably after the death of Hermias, in  341. They had a daughter called P. [2] and a son called Nicomachus, the eponym of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics (Diog. Laert. 5,3-4; Str. 13,1,57). P. died before 322 BC.

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[2] Daughter of Aristotle [6] and P. [1]

Daughter of the philoso…

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Engels, Johannes (Cologne), “Pythias”, 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 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1016120>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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