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Headword: *kalli/nikos
Adler number: kappa,231
Translated headword: Kallinikos, Callinicus
Vetting Status: high
Son of Gaius; he was also nicknamed Suetorius. Sophist; of Syria or (some say) Arabia - in fact, of Petra. He was sophist in Athens. He wrote To Lupus, On Bad Taste in Rhetoric; Prosphonetikon to Gallienus; To Cleopatra;[1] On the Histories of Alexandria (10 books); Against the Philosophical Sects; On the Renewal of Rome; and a number of other encomia and speeches.
Greek Original:
*kalli/nikos, *gai/+ou, o( kai\ *souhtw/rios e)piklhqei/s, sofisth/s: *su/ros, w(s de/ tines *)ara/bios, to\ de\ a)lhqe\s *petrai=os: sofisteu/sas e)n *)aqh/nais. e)/graye pro\s *lou=pon *peri\ kakozhli/as r(htorikh=s, *prosfwnhtiko\n *galih/nw|, *pro\s *kleopa/tran, *peri\ tw=n kat' *)aleca/ndreian i(storiw=n bibli/a de/ka, *pro\s ta\s filoso/fous ai(re/seis, *peri\ th=s *(rwmai/wn a)nanew/sews: kai\ a)/lla tina\ e)gkw/mia kai\ lo/gous.
Third century AD. See RE Kallinikos(1),(4); PIR2 C229; PLRE Callinicus(1); FGrH 281. Cf. gamma 132, kappa 158; usually distinguished on chronological grounds from the Callinicus mentioned in iota 435.
[1] Jacoby regards this title and 'On the Histories of Alexandria' as a single one, explicitly querying Adler's punctuation after 'Cleopatra'.
A. Stein, 'Kallinikos von Petrai', Hermes 58 (1923) 448-56
Keywords: biography; geography; historiography; philosophy; rhetoric; women
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 29 January 2002@17:06:46.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added keywords; cosmetics) on 13 September 2002@07:25:12.
David Whitehead (more notes; another keyword; cosmetics) on 24 January 2013@09:36:37.


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