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ID: 500056209
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500056209

 
Record Type: Person
Olympiodorus the Younger (Greek philosopher, writer, active 6th century)

Note: Olympiodorus was a Neoplatonist philosopher who wrote commentaries on the works of Plato and Aristotle, and a biography of Plato as well. He is also remembered for having maintained the Platonic tradition in Alexandria after the emperor Justinian's suppression of the Greek Academy at Athens in 529 CE.

Names:
Olympiodorus the Younger (preferred,V,display)
Olympiodorus the Younger, of Alexandria (V,LC)
Olympiodorus, the Younger, of Alexandria (V)
Olympiodoros, the Younger, of Alexandria (V)
Olympiodorus (V)
Olympiodoros (V)
Olympiodorus Alexandrinus (V,Latin,NA,U)
Ὀλύμπιόδωρος ὁ Νεώτερος (V,Greek,NA,U)

Nationalities:
Greek (preferred)
Ancient Greek

Roles:
philosopher (preferred)
writer

Gender: male

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Non-Artists
 ........  Olympiodorus the Younger (I)

Biographies:
(Greek philosopher, writer, active 6th century) ..... [VP Preferred]
(artist 6th cent) ..... [GRL]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Ὀλύμπιόδωρος ὁ Νεώτερος ........ [VP]
............................................  Archaeology Magazine [online] (2000-)
Olympiodoros ........ [GRL]
...........................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
Olympiodoros, the Younger, of Alexandria ........ [VP]
.............................................................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 25 March 2004
Olympiodorus ........ [GRL Preferred, VP]
...........................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
...........................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 87890573
Olympiodorus Alexandrinus ........ [VP]
....................................................  VIAF: Virtual International Authority File [online] (2009-) Vatican Library
Olympiodorus the Younger ........ [VP Preferred]
................................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 25 March 2004
Olympiodorus the Younger, of Alexandria ........ [VP]
...........................................................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) n 87890573
...........................................................................  New Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 8, 943
Olympiodorus, the Younger, of Alexandria ........ [VP]
.............................................................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 25 March 2004

Subject: ........ [GRL, VP]
....................  Der Kleine Pauly (1964-1975)
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 25 March 2004
....................  Grant, Greek and Latin Authors (1980)
....................  Greek Commentaries on Plato's Phaedo (1976-1977)
....................  GRI Library, author records (1998-)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 87890573; accessed 25 March 2004
....................  New Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 8, 943
....................  Pauly-Wissowa, Realencyclopaedie (1894-1980)
....................  VIAF: Virtual International Authority File [online] (2009-) VIAF ID: 106969362 (Personal)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 25 March 2004
.......... Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) accessed 25 March 2004
.......... New Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 8, 943
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