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b. 342/1 BC in Samos;

d. 271/0 BC in Athens;

Greek philosopher.


The three great didactic epistles To Herodotus, To Pythocles and To Menoeceus have been preserved in the tenth book of the Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes [17] Lae…

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Schorn, Stefan, “Epicurus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 20 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps2_COM_0085>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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