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Headword: *)anni/keris
Adler number: alpha,2466
Translated headword: Anniceris, Annikeris
Vetting Status: high
A Cyrenean, a philosopher, who became an Epicurean despite being an acquaintance of Paraebatus, the student of Aristippus.[1] Anniceris also had a brother by the name of Nicoteles, [sc. also] a philosopher, and his student [was the] famous Posidonius.[2] The sect called Annicerean [sc. originates] from him. He lived at the time of Alexander [sc. the Great].
Greek Original:
*)anni/keris, *kurhnai=os, filo/sofos, o(\s *)epikou/reios e)ge/neto, kai/toi w)\n *paraiba/tou gnw/rimos, tou= *)aristi/ppou a)khkoo/tos. h)=n de\ tw=| *)annike/ridi kai\ a)delfo\s *nikote/lhs o)/noma, filo/sofos, maqhth\s de\ au)tou= e)pifanh\s *poseidw/nios. e)k tou/tou ai(/resis h( kaloume/nh *)annike/reios. h)=n de\ e)pi\ *)aleca/ndrou.
cf. Diogenes Laertius 2.86.
[1] For Aristippus see alpha 3908.
[2] A chronological impossibility if pi 2107 is meant.
OCD(4) pp.96 (s.v. Anniceris) and 405 (s.v. Cyrenaics)
Keywords: biography; chronology; geography; philosophy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 6 July 2000@01:45:20.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (Altered wording.) on 6 July 2000@11:26:06.
David Whitehead (added note, bibliography, keyword; cosmetics) on 8 February 2001@07:02:34.
David Whitehead (augmented note; cosmetics) on 12 August 2002@10:13:20.
David Whitehead (x-refs; another keyword; tweaks and cosmetics) on 14 March 2012@08:10:27.
David Whitehead (updated 2 refs) on 30 July 2014@06:31:41.


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