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Calcidius (c. 4th century AD)

DOI
10.4324/9780415249126-A026-1
DOI: 10.4324/9780415249126-A026-1
Version: v1,  Published online: 1998
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The Platonist Calcidius (sometimes less correctly spelt Chalcidius) was the author of a Latin work containing a partial translation of, and partial commentary on, Plato’s Timaeus. Although of uncertain date, the doctrinal content of his commentary reflects the thought of the Middle Platonist era (c.50 bcad 200).

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Dillon, John. Calcidius (c. 4th century AD), 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-A026-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis, https://www.rep.routledge.com/articles/biographical/calcidius-c-4th-century-ad/v-1.
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