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Sostratus
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(Σώστρατος/Sṓstratos).

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[1] Of Cnidus, Greek architect, 1st half of 3rd cent. BC

Son of Dexiphanes of Cnidus; architect of the early Hellenistic period (1st half of 3rd cent. BC), mentioned several times in ancient literature (Plin. HN 36,83; Lucian, Amores 11; Lucian, Hippias 2). He was also diplomatically active, as one of the philoi of Ptolemaeus [3] II (S…

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Höcker, Christoph (Kissing), Zimmermann, Bernhard (Freiburg), Fornaro, Sotera (Sassari), Michel, Simone (Hamburg) and Di Marco, Massimo (Fondi Latina), “Sostratus”, 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 07 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1117930>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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