Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity

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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 published on 04/04/2019.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Sopater [1] | Σώπατρος

Identity:

Pauly-Wissowa

Place of Origin:

Apamea

Date:

4th c. CE

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Biography:

Sopater of Apamea was a sophist and philosopher1 according to the Suda (σ 845), which states that he was the successor of Plotinus2 after Porphyry3 and Iamblichus4. He was the most important Neoplatonic5 philosopher of his time (Sud.π 1811; c…

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Castelli, Carla, “Sopater [1]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 27 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Sopater_1>
First published online: 2015



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