Vol. 47 (2021): XLVII - 2021

Una citazione lessicografica di Teodoro di Mopsuestia

Published June 21, 2021
  • Heron Alexandrinus,
  • Theodore of Mopsuestia,
  • Herophilos stoicus,
  • stoic lexicography,
  • philosophical and mathematical definitions


One of the few citations from classical texts by Theodore of Mopsuestia, which derives from a stoic lexicographer (perhaps Herophilos, an author cited by Origenes), is proved to have been inserted in a Byzantine Collection of geometric definitions (edited by Heiberg) to explain the term ἀρχή.