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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Alice-Mary TalbotAlice-Mary Talbot, Alexander KazhdanAlexander Kazhdan

(Ξαρίδημος), also called Peri kallous (On Beauty), a dialogue preserved under the name of Lucian in several MSS of the 14th–15th C. It consists of a conversation between two friends taking a stroll in the suburbs of Athens, during which Charidemos reports on three speeches praising beauty; the first two were delivered by men whose names are reminiscent of earlier philosophers, ... ...

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