Aretades of Knidos (1759)
(1,854 words)

First published online in April 2015.

To be published in print in: Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Continued. Part IV E. Paradoxography and Antiquities. IV 2. Antiquities, vol. 1, ed. by David Engels and Stefan Schorn, Leiden, Boston.

Introduction/ Biographical Essay

The story stems, so Ps.-Plutarch writes, from the second book of the Nesiotika of Aretades of Knidos, which suggests an œuvre of at least two volumes. The best discussion on Aretades is that of Ceccarelli to which hardly anyth…

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Chrubasik, Boris, “Aretades of Knidos (1759)”, in: Die Fragmente der Griechischen Historiker Part IV, General Editor: Stefan Schorn (Leuven) (2011 onwards), Guido Schepens (Leuven) (1998-2010). Consulted online on 21 September 2018 <>

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