Hippias (1783)
(5,472 words)

First published online in December 2016.

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

Little is known of the biography of Hippias. The scanty information adduced in the Suda 1 and Philostratos2 is generic and in some respects untrustworthy3. Although his chronology cannot be specified precisel…

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Ottone, Gabriella, “Hippias (1783)”, 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 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-5363_jciv_a1783>

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