(Πασιφῶν; Pasiphôn), son of Lucianus, an 'Eretrian' (Elis and Eretria, School of), probably lived in the 1st half of the 3rd cent. BC. One of P.'s dialogues contained comments on Nicias  (Plut. Nicias 4,2). According toPersaeus  and Favorinus, P. was the true author of works commonly attributed to others (Aeschines , Antisthenes , Diogenes  of Sinope) (Diog. Laert. 2,61; 6,73).
Cite this pageDöring, Klaus (Bamberg), “Pasiphon”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 25 February 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e909420>
First published online: 2006
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