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Callisthĕnes , is, m., = Καλλισθένης,
I.a philosopher of Olynthus, sister's son and pupil of Aristotle, and a youthful friend of Alexander the Great; finally put to death by him for his freedom of speech, Curt. 8, 5, 13 sqq.; 8, 6, 25; 8, 8, 21; Cic. Rab. Post. 9, 23. Theophrastus bewailed his death in the work entitled Καλλισθένης περὶ πένθους, Cic. Tusc. 3, 10, 21; 5, 9, 25; cf. Sen. Q. N. 6, 23, 1 sqq.; Cic. Q. Fr. 2, 13, 4.
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