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Jason of Argos and the Foundation of Alexandria

Zaccaria Pietro
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Rivista:
Rivista Storica dell’Antichità
Anno:
2020
Numero:
L
Fascicolo:
Rivista Storica dell'Antichità N. L/2020

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The article examines Jason of Argos’ testimony concerning the foundation of Alexandria and argues that the versions provided by Jason and Plutarch reflect one and the same tradition, which may go back to the early Hellenistic period. 


Keywords: Alexandria, Jason of Argos, Plutarch, Herakleides Pontikos, Herakleides Lembos.