Chapter 2 examines the views of "Magnus," the name which Inwood gives to the anonymous third-century author of the Magna Moralia (which Inwood takes to be pseudo-Aristotelian), and those of Strato of Lampsacus
, Lycon, and Hieronymus, third-century heads of the Peripatetic school, all of whom show the influences of Epicureanism in their rearticulations of Aristotelian positions.
The studies in English cover Strato of Lampsacus
as a reader of Plato's Phaedo: his critique of the soul's immortality; Sextus, the number two, and the Phaedo; Plutarch's reception of Plato's Phaedo; the Phaedo in Numenian allegorical interpretation; Syrianus and the Phaedo; and from "immortal" to "imperishable:" Damascius on the final argument in Plato's Phaedo.
Nonetheless, once he adopts the system based on the necessity of being, influenced by Strato of Lampsacus
and Baruch Spinoza, the whole Leopardian philosophical scaffolding changes completely.
See Richardson 2006, who argues that there was a separate field of Homeric criticism, which included Ion and those he mentions as rival interpreters, Metrodorus of Lampsacus
, Stesimbrotus of Thasos and Glaucon (530c9-d1).
(63) Blake also would have encountered Hunt's attack on the religious sexuality of the Moravians in the pamphlet version, "who in their amorous fury absolutely paid their devotions to what was adored at Lampsacus
and in a style as grossly obscene as that of the Priapeia," an attack which built upon his earlier indictment of their antinomianism.
145-146)--Priapus's cult centre was located in Lampsacus
, thus making him "the Lampsacene" (P&B, pp.
(12) Hecataeus, the historian, as distinguished from the mythographer, had two immediate successors, Charon of Lampsacus
and Dionysius, both of whom followed the path of their predecessor by writing on oriental history.
By 311, he had started his own school, teaching first in Mitylene and and later in Lampsacus
He attracted followers.
Or it is possible that Ephorus has taken his account from some now lost fifth- or fourth-century prose author other than Ctesias, such as Charon of Lampsacus
or Damastes of Sigeum.(23)
While under the direction of Theophrastus and Strato of Lampsacus
, the Peripatetic school, founded by Aristotle, remained faithful to the ideal of a polymathic knowledge solidly anchored in philosophy.