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date: 06 December 2022

Alciphronlocked

Alciphronlocked

  • M. B. Trapp

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Alciphron, sophist (see second sophistic), whose Letters, supposedly written by Athenians of the 4th cent. bce (fishermen, farmers, ‘*parasites’, courtesans (*hetairai)) attest his wide reading in classical literature and preserve many reminiscences of New Comedy, especially of *Menander (1).

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  • Greek Literature

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