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Headword: Φανίας
Adler number: phi,73
Translated headword: Phanias, Phainias, Phaenias
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Phanias] or Phainias,[1] of Eresos,[2] a Peripatetic philosopher, a pupil of Aristotle. He lived during the 111th Olympiad[3] and subsequently, in the time of Alexander of Macedon.[4]
Greek Original:
Φανίας ἢ Φαινίας, Ἐρέσιος, φιλόσοφος Περιπατητικός, Ἀριστοτέλους μαθητής. ἦν δὲ ἐπὶ τῆς ρια# ὀλυμπιάδος καὶ μετέπειτα, ἐπὶ Ἀλεξάνδρου τοῦ Μακεδόνος.
Notes:
[1] The second version of the name seems to be correct. See generally OCD(4) s.v. Phaenias, with more detail than is given here. His writings include two works on tyrants.
[2] On the SW coast of Lesbos; also the birthplace of Theophrastus (theta 199).
[3] 336-333 BCE.
[4] a.k.a. Alexander the Great.
Keywords: biography; chronology; geography; philosophy; politics
Translated by: David Whitehead on 5 December 2002@09:19:55.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth on 11 December 2002@21:19:34.
David Whitehead (modified translation) on 14 June 2004@08:01:33.
David Whitehead (augmented headword and notes; another keyword) on 3 October 2010@07:10:48.
David Whitehead (typo) on 9 August 2011@04:43:01.
David Whitehead on 6 August 2014@10:33:27.

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