Antigone (Antigonos)( Greek writer, biographer and paradoksograf)
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Antigonus, Antigonos, from Karisto in Euboea, ca. 290-OK. 226 years. BC. e., Greek writer, biographer and paradoksograf. Approximately 240 g. wrote the Lives of the philosophers; (Bioi philosophon; fr.); mainly dealt with by philosophers IV and III century. as well as his contemporaries, more interested in the fate and psychological portraits of rather than the philosophical views of those about whom he wrote. Preserved fragments of biographies of academicians (Polemon, ratio, Crantor, Arcesilaus), peripatetic Likon, skeptics Pyrrho and Timon, stoic Zeno. Authorship preserved under his name paradoksograficheskogo product (cm. Paradoksografy) Collection of amazing stories was controversial. Perhaps he A. worked in Pergamum as a sculptor. He also wrote about the foundry and painting.