(Ἀνχίπυλος; Anchípylos) of Elis. He was a student of Phaedo of Elis, together with Moschus. A. himself was the teacher of Asclepiades of Phleious and of Menedemus of Eretria. According to ancient hearsay, A. and Moschus subsisted on figs and water alone for their entire lives (Diog. Laert. 2,126; Ath. 2,44c).
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Döring, Klaus (Bamberg),
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Consulted online on 25 February 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e120830>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510