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date: 06 December 2022

Alexander(12)locked

, Greek author, son of Numenius

Alexander(12)locked

, Greek author, son of Numenius
  • M. B. Trapp

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Alexander (12) (2nd cent. ce), son of *Numenius, wrote a Rhetoric (Τέχνη) and an influential treatise On Figures (Περὶ σχημάτων), which discussed the distinction between ‘natural’ and ‘figured’ thought.

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  • Greek Literature

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