Antiphon the Sophist

480 BC - 411 BC

Antiphon was a Greek orator and statesman who took up rhetoric as a profession. He was a Sophist and a contemporary of Socrates. There is some dispute about whether there was one of two philosophers of this name.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (8 books/articles)

Mathematicians born in the same country

Show birthplace location

Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica

Previous (Chronologically) Next Main Index
Previous (Alphabetically) Next Biographies index

JOC/EFR April 1999

The URL of this page is: