Sopater [1]
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Entry Version:

This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Carla Castelli and first published on 08/02/2007.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Sopater [1] | Σώπατρος

Identity:

Wikipedia

Place of Origin:

Apamea

Date:

age of Constantine

Biography:

Sopater of Apamea was a sophist and philosopher1 according to the Suda2 (σ 845), which describes him as the successor of Plotinus3 after Porphyry4 and Iamblichus5: he was the most important Neo-Platonic6 philosopher of his time (π 1811; cf. also E…

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Castelli, Carla, “Sopater [1]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 20 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Sopater_1>



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