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Headword: *)afqo/nios
Adler number: alpha,4630
Translated headword: Aphthonius, Aphthonios
Vetting Status: high
Sophist. He wrote [a commentary] on Hermogenes' Art [of Rhetoric]; Progymnasmata.[2]
Greek Original:
*)afqo/nios, sofisth/s, e)/grayen ei)s th\n *(ermoge/nous te/xnhn progumna/smata.
RE Aphthonios(1); NP Aphthonios; PLRE I Apthonius.
[1] I [MH] have repunctuated (Adler's punctuation gives 'Progymnasmata on Hermogenes' Art', which makes little sense). For 'commentary' (hupomnema) understood before eis compare the citation of Porphyry's commentary on Minucianus' Art of Rhetoric in [pi 2098] Porphyry. For Hermogenes, and his Art of Rhetoric, see [epsilon 3046] Hermogenes.
G.A. Kennedy Greek Rhetoric under Christian Emperors (Princeton 1983) 59-66
Keywords: biography; philosophy; rhetoric
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 20 June 2000@13:46:10.
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