Phaedrus

(c. 15 BC-c.AD 50) Roman fable writer. Born in Macedonia, he came to Rome as a slave in the household of Emperor Augustus, where he learnt Latin and was later freed. The allusions in his 97 fables (modelled on those...
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Phaedrus

(from the article `Plato`) Though the immediate subject of the Phaedrus is to show how a truly scientific rhetoric might be built on the double foundation of logical method and ... ...by Plato. He taught about God mostly in mythical terms, stressing the goodness of God (as in the Republic and Timaeus) and his care for man (as in ... ...
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Phaedrus

[Athenian] Phaedrus (s), son of Pythocles, of the Myrrhinus deme (Greek: Φαῖδρος Πυθοκλέους Μυρρινούσιος, Phaĩdros Puthocléous Murrinoúsios; c. 444 – 393 BCE), was an ancient Athenian aristocrat associated with the inner-circle of the philosopher Socrates. He was indicted in the profanation of the Eleusini...
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Phaedrus

Phaedrus (fē'drus) , fl. 1st cent. A.D., Latin writer, a Thracian slave, possibly a freedman of Augustus. He wrote fables in verse based largely on those of Aesop. The prose collections of fables that were popular throughout Western Europe in the Middle Ages were probably derived from Phae...
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Phaedrus

Roman fabulist, the first writer to Latinize whole books of fables, producing free versions in iambic metre of Greek prose fables then circulating ... [3 related articles]
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