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Headword: *(ermago/ras
Adler number: epsilon,3023
Translated headword: Hermagoras
Vetting Status: high
Of Amphipolis,[1] a [sc. Stoic] philosopher, a pupil of Persaios.[2] His dialogues [are] Dog-hater,[3] one volume On Misfortunes, Ekchytos (it is about egg-divining), On sophistry addressed to the Academicians.[4]
Greek Original:
*(ermago/ras, *)amfipoli/ths, filo/sofos, maqhth\s *persai/ou. dia/logoi au)tou= *misoku/wn, a# *peri\ a)tuxhma/twn, *)/ekxuton: e)/sti de\ w)|oskopi/a: *peri\ sofistei/as pro\s tou\s *)akadhmai+kou/s.
[1] For Amphipolis see generally alpha 1754.
[2] For Persaios see generally pi 1368.
[3] Presumably nothing to do with animals but, rather, an attack on the "Dogs" (= Cynics), on whom see kappa 2711.
[4] i.e. the school of Plato, now in its "Sceptical" phase.
Keywords: biography; chronology; geography; philosophy; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: David Whitehead on 20 May 2003@06:49:37.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (cosmetics) on 22 July 2003@00:33:09.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 22 July 2003@00:35:11.
David Whitehead (modified translation; augmented notes and keywords) on 22 July 2003@03:31:54.
David Whitehead on 28 October 2012@07:34:17.


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