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Headword: *qe/wn
Adler number: theta,204
Translated headword: Theon, Theo
Vetting Status: high
Of Smyrna, a philosopher.[1] Also [sc. attested is] Theon of Antioch (the one in Daphne),[2] a Stoic philosopher. He wrote a Defence of Socrates.[3]
Greek Original:
*qe/wn, *smurnai=os, filo/sofos. kai\ *qe/wn *)antioxei/as th=s e)n *da/fnh|, filo/sofos *stwi+ko/s. e)/grayen *)apologi/an *swkra/tous.
[1] C2 CE. See generally OCD(4) s.v. Theon(2).
[2] An awkward way of saying 'Daphne (the one in Antioch).' For this Daphne see OCD(4) s.v. 'Daphne, a park.'
[3] A genre inaugurated, of course, by Plato (pi 1707) and Xenophon (xi 47). For Socrates see generally sigma 829, sigma 830.
Keywords: biography; geography; philosophy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 5 October 2003@05:50:28.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (set status) on 10 January 2004@00:27:32.
David Whitehead (more x-refs) on 11 January 2004@05:12:29.
David Whitehead on 1 January 2013@05:52:51.
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