Hermagoras of Amphipolis

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Hermagoras of Amphipolis (Greek: Ἑρμαγόρας ὁ Ἀμφιπολίτης) (3rd century BC) was a Stoic philosopher, student of Cypriot Persaeus, in the court of Antigonus II Gonatas. He wrote several dialogues, among them a Misokyōn (Μισοκύων, Dog-hater, Cynic-hater); one volume On Misfortunes; Έκχυτος Ekchytos (about egg-divining); On Sophistry addressed to the Academics.[1] None of his works are known to survive.


  1. ^ Suda, Hermagoras "Ἑρμαγόρας, Ἀμφιπολίτης, φιλόσοφος, μαθητὴς Περσαίου. διάλογοι αὐτοῦ Μισοκύων, α# Περὶ ἀτυχημάτων, Ἔκχυτον: ἔστι δὲ ᾠοσκοπία: Περὶ σοφιστείας πρὸς τοὺς Ἀκαδημαϊκούς."