Early Greek Philosophy by John Burnet, with Burnet's notes
16. Patristic Doxographies 18. Hermippos

From Burnet's Note on the Sources

C.—BIOGRAPHERS

17. Successions
The first to write a work entitled Successions of the Philosophers was Sotion (Diog. ii. 12; R. P. 4 a), about 200 B.C. The arrangement of his work is explained in Dox. p. 147. It was epitomised by Herakleides Lembos. Other writers of Διαδοχαί were Antisthenes, Sosikrates, and Alexander. All these compositions were accompanied by a very meagre doxography, and made interesting by the addition of unauthentic apophthegms and apocryphal anecdotes.








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