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Headword: Λέων
Adler number: lambda,266
Translated headword: Leon
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
of Alabanda.[1] Rhetor. He wrote On Caria (4 books); On Lycia (in 2 books); an Art;[2] On Issues; The Sacred War between the Phocians and Boeotians.[3]
Greek Original:
Λέων, Ἀλαβανδεύς, ῥήτωρ. ἔγραψε Καρικῶν βιβλία δ#, Λυκιακὰ ἐν βιβλίοις β#, Τέχνην, Περὶ στάσεων, Τὸν ἱερὸν πόλεμον Φωκέων καὶ Βοιωτῶν.
Notes:
Between C2 BC and AD C2; FGrH 278.
[1] In Caria; see generally OCD(4) s.v.
[2] i.e. Art of Rhetoric.
[3] The history of the (sc. Third) Sacred War, 357-346 BC, is also and more plausibly attributed to Leon of Byzantium (lambda 265). For Sacred Wars, declared by the Delphic Amphictiony against states allegedly guilty of sacrilege against Apollo, see OCD(4) s.v.
Keywords: biography; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; religion; rhetoric
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 28 August 2003@14:21:02.
Vetted by:
William Hutton (Cosmetics, set status) on 28 August 2003@14:22:21.
David Whitehead (modified and augmented notes; added two keywords) on 29 August 2003@03:10:31.
David Whitehead on 5 April 2013@03:36:33.
David Whitehead on 5 August 2014@03:20:31.
David Whitehead on 5 August 2014@03:20:58.

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