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Ephippus (2), of Olynthus, Greek author

Albert Brian Bosworth

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics


Published online December 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780199381135 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780199381135.013.2429

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Ephippus (2), of *Olynthus, contemporary of Alexander, wrote a work on the deaths of *Alexander (3) the Great and *Hephaestion (1) (FGrH 126), which is quoted by *Athenaeus (1) for its lurid but circumstantial detail.

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Subjects: Classical Literature

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