Erastus
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[German version]

(Ἔραστος; Érastos) from Scepsis. 4th cent. BC; a pupil of Plato, he took part in the philosophical delegation to Hermias at Assos (Didymus, In Demosthenem commenta V 54 = F 7 Lasserre). According to Philod. Index academicorum VI 10-12, E. like Asclepiades of Phleius was the author of a text ‘Memories (Apomnēmoneúmata) of Plato’, otherwise unknown.

Bibliography

F. Lasserre, De Léodamas de Thasos à Philippe d' Oronte. Témoignages et fragments, 1987.

Cite this page
Stanzel, Karl-Heinz (Tübingen), “Erastus”, 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 18 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e400740>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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