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Headword: *poseidw/nios
Adler number: pi,2107
Translated headword: Posidonius, Poseidonios
Vetting Status: high
[Posidonius] of Apamea in Syria, or of Rhodes.[1] Stoic philosopher; he was nicknamed Athlete. He had a school in Rhodes, and was Panaetius'[2] successor and pupil. He also came to Rome under Marcus Marcellus.[3] He wrote lots.
Greek Original:
*poseidw/nios, *)apameu\s e)k *suri/as h)\ *(ro/dios, filo/sofos *stwi+ko/s: e)peklh/qh *)aqlhth/s: sxolh\n d' e)/sxen e)n *(ro/dw|, dia/doxos gegonw\s kai\ maqhth\s *panaiti/ou. h)=lqe de\ kai\ ei)s *(rw/mhn e)pi\ *ma/rkou *marke/llou. e)/graye polla/.
RE Poseidonios (1); OCD4 Posidonius(2); FGrH 87.
[1] Both of these affiliations are correct, in fact: P. was born in Apamea but, as an adult, settled in Rhodes and was granted citizenship there.
[2] pi 184: Panaetius.
[3] That is, when M. Claudius Marcellus was consul: 51 BC. (But he had made at least one previous visit.)
Keywords: athletics; biography; chronology; geography; philosophy; rhetoric
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 25 May 2002@08:07:01.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note; added keyword; cosmetics) on 26 May 2002@07:43:10.
David Whitehead (another note and keyword; tweaking) on 10 October 2013@09:11:04.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 2 August 2014@11:38:16.


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