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Headword: *di/dumos
Adler number: delta,871
Translated headword: Didymos, Didymus
Vetting Status: high
Nicknamed Ateios or Attios; an Academic philosopher. [He wrote] Solutions of Specious Arguments and Sophisms in 2 books. Also many other things.
Greek Original:
*di/dumos, *)ath/i+os h)\ *)/attios xrhmati/sas, filo/sofos *)akadhmai+ko/s. *piqanw=n kai\ sofisma/twn lu/seis e)n bibli/ois b#. kai\ a)/lla polla/.
Possibly Arius Didymus, date uncertain (1st – 3rd c. CE?); not the "otherwise unknown Aëtius, who is mentioned several times by Theodoret" (according to Jaap Mansfeld).
Diels, H., 1879, Doxographi Graeci, Berlin: Weidmann
Göransson, T., Albinus, Alcinous, Arius Didymus, SGLGoth 61 (Göteborg 1995)
Mansfeld, J., & Runia, D.T. Aëtiana: The Method and Intellectual Context of a Doxographer, Vol. I: The Sources, Philosophia Antiqua Vol. 73 (Leiden: E.J. Brill 1998
Mansfeld, Jaap, "Doxography of Ancient Philosophy," Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy 2004 (web address 1)
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: biography; Christianity; philosophy; rhetoric
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 9 April 2005@11:38:01.
Vetted by:
Antonella Ippolito (set status) on 9 April 2005@14:31:37.
Catharine Roth (modified note, added bibliography supplied by J. Mansfeld) on 11 April 2005@00:10:02.
David Whitehead (tweaks and cosmetics) on 11 April 2005@13:03:11.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 4 July 2012@04:24:16.


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