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Alciphron

Alciphron  

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(2nd or 3rd cent. ad),sophist (see Second Sophistic), whose Letters, supposedly written by Athenians of the 4th cent. bc (fishermen, farmers, ‘parasites’, courtesans (hetairai) attest his wide ...
Proetus

Proetus  

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The first king of Tiryns, who quarrelled with his brother Acrisius in their mother's womb. See also Bellerophon; letters, Greek. The only other important myth, which is fragmented into various ...
women in philosophy

women in philosophy  

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Are recorded in antiquity, though extant writings are few, and there is controversy over dating and authorship of texts. Most of the women whom ancient sources identify as philosophers are associated ...

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