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'''Asclepiodotus''' (Greek '''Άσκληπιόδοτος''') was a Greek [[Stoicism|Stoic]] [[philosophy|philosopher]] of the 1st century BC. He was a pupil of [[Posidonius]] of [[Rhodes]], and wrote ''Quaestionum Naturalium Causae'',<ref>[[Seneca the Younger]], ''Naturales Quaestiones'' [http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/sen/sen.qn6.shtml 6.17, 22]</ref> now lost, and ''Tactica'', a theoretical work on military tactics, which survives.<ref>[http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog/L156.html Loeb Classical Library]</ref>
'''Asclepiodotus''' (Greek '''Άσκληπιόδοτος''') was a Greek [[Stoicism|Stoic]] [[philosophy|philosopher]] of the 1st century BC. He was a pupil of [[Posidonius]] of [[Rhodes]], and wrote ''Quaestionum Naturalium Causae'',<ref>[[Seneca the Younger]], ''Naturales Quaestiones'' [http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/sen/sen.qn6.shtml 6.17, 22]</ref> now lost, and ''Τέχνη Τακτική'', a theoretical work on military tactics, which survives.<ref>Oliver L. Spaulding, Jr., [http://penelope.uchicago.edu/Thayer/E/Roman/Texts/secondary/journals/CJ/28/9/Ancient_Military_Writers*.html "The Ancient Military Writers"], ''The Classical Journal'' Vol. 28, No. 9, June 1933, pp. 657‑669</ref>


==References==
==References==

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For others of the same name, see Asclepiodotus

Asclepiodotus (Greek Άσκληπιόδοτος) was a Greek Stoic philosopher of the 1st century BC. He was a pupil of Posidonius of Rhodes, and wrote Quaestionum Naturalium Causae,[1] now lost, and Τέχνη Τακτική, a theoretical work on military tactics, which survives.[2]

References

  1. Seneca the Younger, Naturales Quaestiones 6.17, 22
  2. Oliver L. Spaulding, Jr., "The Ancient Military Writers", The Classical Journal Vol. 28, No. 9, June 1933, pp. 657‑669