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Terpsion
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(Τερψίων; Terpsíōn).

[German version]

[1] Dialogue partner in Plato [1], c. 400 BC

From Megara [2]. In the introductory part of Plato's [1] Theaetetus, Euclides [2], coming from the harbour, where he has run into the mortally ill Theaetetus [1], meets up with his friend T. in the city of Megara; in the main part of the dialogue, he uses the notes he was taking to recall for T. a conversation that Socrates [2] …

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Döring, Klaus (Bamberg) and Montanari, Ornella (Bologna), “Terpsion”, 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 12 August 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1204650>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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