Brill’s New Pauly

Get access
Search Results: | 3 of 3 | Next

(383 words)

(Σώκλαρος; Sṓklaros).

[German version]

[1] Son of Plutarchus [2] of Chaeronea

A son of Plutarchus of Chaeronea (not necessarily the eldest, perhaps named after Plutarch's friend(s) S. [2] and [3]) who was reaching adolescence at the time when his father wrote How a young man should listen to poets (Plut. Mor. 15a). [1] assumed that he died young, as he is not mentioned again and Plutarch dedicated On the Generation of the Soul in Timaeus to his brothers Autobulus and Plutarchu…

Cite this page
Pelling, C. B. R. (Oxford), “Soclarus”, 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 16 April 2021 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

▲   Back to top   ▲