Callisthenes
biographical name circa 360-328 B.C. Greek philosopher & historian

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  • Callisthenes — of Olynthus (in Greek polytonic|Καλλισθένης; ca. 360 328 BC) was a Greek historian. He was the son of Hero and Proxenus of Atarneus, which made him the great nephew of Aristotle by his sister Arimneste. They first met when Aristotle tutored… …   Wikipedia

  • Callisthenes — Научная классификация промежуточные ранги Царство:  …   Википедия

  • CALLISTHENES — I. CALLISTHENES Aristotelis discipulus, Astronomus insignis. Et quidem Caelestium motuum observationes (quotquot in literas relatae sunt) omnium vetustissimae sunt, quas ille Babylone in Graeciam, mandante praeceptore, transmisit, Illas… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Callisthenes — /keuh lis theuh neez /, n. c360 327 B.C., Greek philosopher: chronicled Alexander the Great s conquests. * * * …   Universalium

  • Callisthenes — /keuh lis theuh neez /, n. c360 327 B.C., Greek philosopher: chronicled Alexander the Great s conquests …   Useful english dictionary

  • Callisthenes (disambiguation) — Callisthenes can refer to any of the following:* Callisthenes, an Greek historian * Callisthenes (Syrian), a Syrian who was suspected in the burning of the gates of the Temple * Callisthenes , a subgenus of the ground beetle genus Calosoma …   Wikipedia

  • Callisthenes (Syrian) — Callisthenes a Syrian who was believed to have been concerned in the burning of the gates of the Temple during the persecution to which the Jews were subjected in the reign of Antiochus Epiphanes. When the Jews were celebrating their subsequent… …   Wikipedia

  • Callisthenes of Olynthus — ▪ Greek historian born c. 360 BC died c. 327       ancient Greek historian best known for his influential history of Greece. Callisthenes was appointed to attend Alexander the Great as historian of his Asiatic expedition on the recommendation of… …   Universalium

  • КАЛЛИСФЕН —    • Callisthĕnes,          Καλλισθένης,        1. родился ок. 360 г. до Р. X. в Олинфе, близкий родственник философа Аристотеля, у которого он учился вместе с Александром Великим. Потом он жил в Афинах, где особенно занимался историей. Когда… …   Реальный словарь классических древностей

  • Calosoma luxatus — Научная классификация промежуточные ранги Царство:  …   Википедия

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