Stesimbrotus

Stesimbrotus

(stĕs'ĭmbrō`təs), fl. 5th cent. B.C., Greek biographer, b. Thasos. He wrote biographical studies of Pericles, Themistocles, and Thucydides, son of Melesias. In addition he wrote books on Homer and on Samothracian religious mysteries.
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In the Ion he refers to Metrodorus and Stesimbrotus, two philosophers who apparently read metaphorical or allegorical meanings into Homer.
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).
Thucydides and Stesimbrotus on the Exile of Themistocles.