Dionysius of Lamptrai

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Dionysius (3rd century BC) of Lamptrai was an Epicurean philosopher, who succeeded Polystratus as the head (scholarch) of the Epicurean school at Athens c. 219 BC. He died c. 205 BC and was succeeded by Basilides.[1][2]


  1. ^ Diogenes Laërtius, The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers, x. 25
  2. ^ Tiziano Dorandi, Chapter 2: Chronology, in Algra et al. (1999) The Cambridge History of Hellenistic Philosophy, page 52. Cambridge.