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Dēmētrĭus , ii, m., Δημήτριος, the name of several Greeks, among whom the most celebrated are,
I. Demetrius Poliorcetes, son of Antigonus, and king of Macedonia, Cic. Off. 2, 7 fin.; Just. 15, 1 sq.; 16, 1 sq.—
II. Demetrius Phalereus, a famous orator, a pupil of Theophrastus, Cic. Brut. 9; id. de Or. 2, 23; id. Or. 27 et saep.—
III. Demetrius Magnes, a contemporary of Cicero, and author of a work, περὶ ὁμονοίας, Cic. Att. 8, 11 fin.
IV. Demetrius Pharius, king of Illyria, Liv. 22, 33, 3.—
V. Demetrius Soter, son of Antiochus the Great, Just. 34, 3, 8.—
VI. The name of a singer, Hor. S. 1, 10, 79.—
VII. A noted cynic, Tac. H. 1, 16; 4, 34; Sen. Ben. 7, 1.—
VIII. A comic actor, Juv. 3, 99; Quint. 11, 3, 138.— Also,
IX. The title of a comedy by Turpilius, Non. 322, 18; v. Rib. Com. Fr. p. 87 sq.
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