Dexippus


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Dexippus

(Publius Herennius Dexippus) (dĕksĭp`əs), fl. 253–276, Greek historian of the Roman period. He commanded Greek troops in an unsuccessful attempt to halt a Gothic invasion in 262. His works, much admired by Photius, included a universal history, a contemporary account of wars against the Goths (preserved largely by Zosimus), and an account of the Diadochi.
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113) Siege description makes up a large proportion of the fragments of the early-third-century historian Dexippus.
A recently discovered fragment of Dexippus also contains poliorcetic material.
The Commentaries on the Categories by Porphyry, Dexippus, Ammonius, Simplicius, Olympiodorus, Elias (David) and Philoponus are analyzed and discussed.
Dexippus etiam Platonicus philosophus in dialogo, quem edidit in Aristotelis Categorias, ita scribit: [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII][cf.
In regard to the categories, Gerson astutely interfaces interpretations of Dexippus, Simplicius, Plotinus, Porphyry, and Proclus, along with those of important contemporary interpreters to argue that it is "highly implausible, if not impossible" that Aristotle "held the view that what undergoes change, sensible substance, is absolutely fundamental in the universe" (p.
when you have come and taken over the command, you will give to Dexippus and to the rest of them a chance of showing what each is good for, and you will reward each according to his merits.
Aelius Aristides, Dexippus, Porphyrius, and `the Christians'), J.
2 (the majority of texts - all but Dexippus - erroneously read
In keeping with the rest of his immense oeuvre, which consists entirely of commentaries, Simplicius's Commentary on the Categories is replete with references to previous Peripatetic, Neoplatonic, and Stoic philosophers, including Themistius, Porphyry, Alexander of Aphrodisias, Herminus, Maximus, Boethus, Cornutus, Lucius, Nicostratus, Plotinus, Porphyry, Iamblichus, and Dexippus.
3-4), but the Greek historian Dexippus is cited as the source for this information.
The series of translations of which this volume is a part is under the general editorship of Richard Sorabji and includes works by Alexander of Aphrodisias, Ammonius, Dexippus, and Philoponus as well as Simplicius.