Stesimbrotus

Stesimbrotus (stĕsˌĭmbrōˈtəs) [key], fl. 5th cent. B.C., Greek biographer, b. Thasos. He wrote biographical studies of Pericles, Themistocles, and Thucydides, son of Melesias. In addition he wrote books on Homer and on Samothracian religious mysteries.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

See more Encyclopedia articles on: Classical Literature: Biographies