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Soclarus
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(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…

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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 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1116130>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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