Diogenes of Tarsus

Diogenes of Tarsus (2nd century BCE[1]) was an Epicurean philosopher, who is described by Strabo[2] as a person clever in composing improvised tragedies. He was the author of several works, which, however, are lost. Among them are:


  1. ^ Gordon, P., Epicurus in Lycia: The Second-Century World of Diogenes of Oenoanda, page 53. University of Michigan Press. (1996).
  2. ^ Strabo, xiv.5.15
  3. ^ Diogenes Laërtius, x. 26, 119, 136, 138
  4. ^ Diogenes Laërtius, x. 118
  5. ^ Diogenes Laërtius, vi. 81

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