Anaximenes (Anaksimenes)( Greek orator and historian)
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Biography Anaximenes (Anaksimenes)
Anaximenes, Anaksimenes, from Lampsak in Asia Minor, IV in. BC. e., Greek orator and historian. Student Zoilus associated with the court of Philip II and Alexander the Great. A., . probably, . is the author of the most ancient of known textbooks oratory, . which called Rhetoric for Alexander (Rethorike pros Aleksandron) - the name is taken from a letter, . containing a dedication to work, Alexander - preserved among the works of Aristotle,
. And Other Works. disappeared. We know, . he wrote 3 more historical works: The history of the Hellenes (Hellenika), . describes the history of Greece from the mythical times to the battle of Mantineey (362 g.), History of Philip (Hai peri Philippu historiai), . from which the letter of Philip and the response we Demosthenes about this letter preserved among the works of the latter; History of Alexander (Ta peri Aleksandru),
. Under the name of his rival Teopompa A published an essay entitled Triglav (Trikatanos), which blamed the decline of the state of Greece at Athens, Sparta and Thebes.