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Phaedrus

[fee-druh s, fed-ruh s]
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noun
  1. flourished a.d. c40, Roman writer of fables.
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Historical Examples

  • The local arrangement of the vision is less distinct than that of the Phaedrus and Phaedo.

    The Republic

    Plato

  • Therefore, Phaedrus, bid him do at once what he will soon do whether bidden or not.

  • If genuine, the proper place of the Menexenus would be at the end of the Phaedrus.

  • And so, Phaedrus, you really imagine that I am going to improve upon the ingenuity of Lysias?

  • There are no means of determining the relative order in time of the Phaedrus, Symposium, Phaedo.


British Dictionary definitions for phaedrus

Phaedrus

noun
  1. ?15 bc –?50 ad, Roman author of five books of Latin verse fables, based chiefly on Aesop
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