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Headword: Ἀντιφῶν
Adler number: alpha,2744
Translated headword: Antiphon
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
Of Athens, a diviner and epic poet and sophist. He was called 'word-cook'.[1]
Greek Original:
Ἀντιφῶν, Ἀθηναῖος, τερατοσκόπος καὶ ἐποποιὸς καὶ σοφιστής. ἐκαλεῖτο δὲ Λογομάγειρος.
Notes:
See generally RE Antiphon(15); OCD4 Antiphon(2); DK 87. Probably identical with A. interpreter of dreams (alpha 2746). Opinion is divided over whether he is to be identified with A. the orator [alpha 2745], Antiphon of Rhamnus.
[1] Or 'word-butcher' (logomageiros).
Keywords: biography; geography; poetry; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 7 June 2000@11:41:38.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 12 March 2001@06:13:09.
David Whitehead (activated x-refs) on 19 March 2012@06:29:48.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 30 July 2014@08:35:32.

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