I. biographical name 5th century B.C. Greek philosopher II. biographical name circa 15 B.C.-circa A.D. 50 Roman fabulist

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  • Phaedrus — (* um 20/15 v. Chr.; † um 50/60 n. Chr.), voller Name wohl: Gaius Iulius Phaedrus (oder: Phaeder),[1] war ein römischer Fabeldichter in den Regierungszeiten der Kaiser Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula und Claudius. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Werk …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Phaedrus — (c. 15 BC – c. AD 50), Roman fabulist, was probably a Thracian slave [ [ pg=PA95 dq=Phaedrus++greek+thracian+slave sig=xhJShvjIEM9ZR1zEbbm 0PSjH8U Relighting the Souls: Studies in Plutarch, in Greek… …   Wikipedia

  • Phaedrus — Phaedrus,   römischer Fabeldichter, Freigelassener des Augustus, wirkte bis etwa 50 n. Chr., verfasste in volkstümlichen jambischen Senaren Tierfabeln, Schwänke und Anekdoten, in denen er teils Aisopos folgte, teils neue Stoffe in dessen Art… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Phaedrus — [fē′drəs] 1st cent. A.D.; Rom. writer of fables and reputed translator of some of Aesop s fables …   English World dictionary

  • Phaedrus — /fee dreuhs, fed reuhs/, n. fl. A.D. c40, Roman writer of fables. * * * born с 15 BC, Thrace died с AD 50, Italy Roman fabulist. A slave by birth, Phaedrus became a freedman in Augustus s household. He was the first writer to Latinize whole books …   Universalium

  • PHAEDRUS — I. PHAEDRUS Poeta Latinus, libertus Augusti, gente Thrax, Aesopi fabulas iambicô vertit carmine. Avienus in Praefat. fabul. Martialis Eipigr. 20. l. 3. v. 5. Nicol. Rtgaltius, epist. ad Iac. August. Thuan. Nitidissime prodiit An. 1665.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Phaedrus — Phae•drus [[t]ˈfi drəs, ˈfɛd rəs[/t]] n. big fl. a.d. c40, Roman writer of fables …   From formal English to slang

  • Phaedrus — /ˈfidrəs/ (say feedruhs) noun fl. AD c. 40, Roman writer of fables …   Australian English dictionary

  • Phaedrus — /fee dreuhs, fed reuhs/, n. fl. A.D. c40, Roman writer of fables …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phaedrus the Epicurean — Phaedrus ( el. Φαῖδρος) was an Epicurean philosopher, and head of the Epicurean school in Athens from around 75 BC to his death in 70 BC. He was a contemporary of Cicero, who became acquainted with him in his youth at Rome. [Cicero, Epistulae ad… …   Wikipedia

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