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Headword: Stilpôn
Adler number: sigma,1114
Translated headword: Stilpon, Stilpo
Vetting Status: high
of Megara, philosopher, lived under the first Ptolemy;[1] pupil of Pasikles the Theban; [it was Pasikles] who attended the lectures of his brother Krates and of Diokleides[2] the Megarian; but others[3] [say they were those of] Eukleides the associate of Plato. He was head of the Megarian school and he wrote no fewer than 20 dialogues.
Greek Original:
Stilpôn, Megareus, philosophos, gegonôs para tôi prôtôi Ptolemaiôi, mathêtês Pasikleous tou Thêbaiou: hos êkroasato Kratêtos tou adelphou kai Diokleidou tou Megareôs: ho de Eukleidou tou Platônos gnôrimou. proestê de kai tês Megarikês scholês kai egrapse dialogous ouk elattous tôn k#.
For Stilpon see already under epsilon 3539, mu 388. See further David Sedley in OCD4 s.v., and in general Diogenes Laertius 2.113-120.
[1] Who reigned 323-282 BCE. Stilpon's dates have been calculated to be c.380-c.300.
[2] The name should apparently be Eukleides; cf. Diogenes Laertius 6.89.
[3] Reading (with the editio princeps) oi( for the transmitted o(.
Keywords: biography; chronology; geography; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 9 December 2005@09:44:59.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 10 December 2005@18:02:02.
David Whitehead (another note) on 11 December 2005@06:09:43.
David Whitehead (augmented notes) on 9 July 2007@08:33:19.
David Whitehead on 21 August 2011@09:16:49.
David Whitehead on 9 August 2014@12:00:00.


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