HAMAILEON (Chamaileon)( The Greek philosopher Aristotle's School)
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Biography HAMAILEON (Chamaileon)
Hamaileon, Chamaileon, a Herculean Pont, ca. 340-270 years. BC. e., the Greek philosopher Aristotle's School. The author did not survive philosophical works of pleasure (Peri hedones), of drunkenness (Peri methes), Protreptikos (essay calling for the study of philosophy) and the treatise on the gods (Peri theon). H. also worked on a monograph on Homer and other poets of VI. BC. e. (Alkmane, Sappho, Stesichorus, etc.), engaged Aeschylus, and possibly, Sophocles and Euripides. H. tried to compile biographies of the authors studied on the basis of references in their own works and with allusions to them in other literary works (eg, . in comedies), . thereby making it one of the creators of the so-called Peripatetic biography,
. H. not a thoughtful researcher: he collected numerous false information appeared to cause a large number of later literary legends.