Euthydemus

Euthydemus may refer to:

*a ruler of the Greco-Bactrian Kingdom (3rd century BC); see Euthydemus I
*a son of Cephalus (5th/4th century BC); see Plato's "Republic"
*a dialogue by Plato; see Euthydemus (dialogue)
*a tyrant of Sicyon; see Euthydemus (tyrant)
*a fleetcommander for Athens during the Sicilian Expedition, 415 BC to 413 BC; see Euthydemus (commander)


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  • Euthydemus II — was a son of Demetrius I of Bactria, and became king of Bactria in the 180s BCE, either after his father s death or as a sub king to him. The style and rare nickel alloys of his coins associates him closely in time with the king Agathocles but… …   Wikipedia

  • EUTHYDEMUS — Rhetor, et Orator, qui quum ingentes opes a maioribus suis accepisset, ipse et dicendi facultatem, et gloriam addidit, et non solum in patria magnus fuit, sed etiam in Asia primos honores adeptus est. Strab. l. 14. p. 659. It. alius Massilicus… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Euthydemus I — Infobox Monarch name =Euthydemus I title =Greco Bactrian king caption =Euthydemus I, qualified as THEOU ( God ). (Pedigree coin of Agathocles of Bactria.) reign =230 BCE 200 BCE coronation = othertitles = God ( Theou ), possibly posthumus. full… …   Wikipedia

  • Euthydemus — ▪ king of Bactria also spelled  Euthydemos  flourished 3rd century BC       king of Bactria. At first he was probably a satrap (governor) of the Bactrian king Diodotus II, whom he later killed and whose throne he usurped. In 208 he was attacked… …   Universalium

  • Euthydemus — Der Titel Euthydemos bezeichnet einen Dialog Platons. Sokrates trifft auf zwei ihm schon als Jünglinge aus Chios bekannte junge Sophisten Euthydemus und dessen Bruder Dionysodoros. Sie rühmen sich, jeden argumentativ besiegen zu können. Auch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Euthydemus — See Sophists ( …   History of philosophy

  • Euthydemus (dialogue) — Euthydemus (Euthydemos), written 380 BCE, is dialogue by Plato which satirizes the logical fallacies of the Sophists. It describes a visit paid by Socrates and various youths to two brothers, Euthydemus and Dionysodorus, both of whom are… …   Wikipedia

  • Euthydemus (tyrant) — Euthydemus was a tyrant of the ancient Greek city state of Sicyon in the 3rd century BC. He ruled jointly with Timocleidas, but the two were deposed by the citizens of Sicyon. They replaced Euthydemus and Timocleidas with Cleinias, although the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Socrates and the beginnings of moral philosophy — Hugh H.Benson INTRODUCTION Cicero in Tusculan Disputations famously tells us that Socrates first called philosophy down from the sky, set it in cities and even introduced it into homes, and compelled it to consider life and morals, good and evil …   History of philosophy


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