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date: 16 May 2021

Arius Didymuslocked

  • Brad Inwood

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Arius Didymus, of Alexandria (1), philosopher and adviser to *Augustus; *procurator of Sicily. He wrote a now lost consolation for the death of Nero *Claudius Drusus, addressed to *Livia Drusilla. His doxographical work (see doxographers) is represented by two long fragments on Stoic and Peripatetic ethics, preserved by *Stobaeus (Ecl.

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