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Headword: *niko/maxos
Adler number: nu,398
Translated headword: Nikomachos, Nikomakhos, Nicomachus
Vetting Status: high
From Stageira;[1] a philosopher, son of Aristotle the philosopher;[2] a pupil of Theophrastus and, as some [say] his lover also.[3] He wrote Ethics in six books[4] and [a commentary] on his father's lectures in physics.
Greek Original:
*niko/maxos, *stageiri/ths, filo/sofos, ui(o\s me\n *)aristote/lous tou= filoso/fou, maqhth\s de\ *qeofra/stou, w(s de/ tines kai\ paidika/. e)/grayen *)hqikw=n bibli/a #2#, kai\ peri\ th=s fusikh=s a)kroa/sews tou= patro\s au)tou=.
OCD4 Nicomachus(1).
[1] sigma 977; cf. alpha 3929, nu 399, sigma 979.
[2] alpha 3929. Diogenes Laertius [5.1] cites Timaeus for the information that Nikomachos was Aristotle's son by his concubine Herpyllis.
[3] See theta 199 and compare Diogenes Laertius 5.39, who obtained the information from Aristippus, On the Luxury of the Ancients.
[4] This might be a misattribution of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics to his son, after whom it was named; cf. Cicero, De Finibus 5.12 (web address 1).
Associated internet address:
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Keywords: biography; ethics; gender and sexuality; geography; philosophy; science and technology
Translated by: Tony Natoli on 3 March 2003@15:51:22.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 4 March 2003@03:07:11.
David Whitehead (more keywords and x-refs) on 24 October 2005@07:23:51.
David Whitehead on 10 June 2013@03:15:18.
David Whitehead (updated a ref) on 7 August 2014@04:29:47.
Catharine Roth (added a link) on 15 November 2020@19:45:03.


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