Demetrius Lacon in Wikipedia

Demetrius Lacon or Demetrius of Laconia was an Epicurean philosopher of the late 2nd century BC, and a disciple of Protarchus.[1] He was an older contemporary of Zeno of Sidon and a teacher of Philodemus. Sextus Empiricus quotes part of a commentary by Demetrius on Epicurus, where Demetrius interprets Epicurus' statement that "time is an accident of accidents."[2] Papyrus scrolls containing portions of the works of Demetrius were discovered at the Villa of the Papyri at Herculaneum. The major works partially preserved are:[3] * Quaestiones convivales (PHerc. 1006) * On the Puzzles of Polyaenus (PHerc. 1083, 1258, 1429, 1642, 1647, 1822) * On Geometry (PHerc. 1061) * On Poems (PHerc. 188, 1014) * two untitled works (PHerc. 1786, 124) In addition, he is the probable author of the following works: * On the Size of the Sun (PHerc. 1013) * On Fickleness (PHerc. 831) * an untitled work on textual criticism of Epicurus' writings (PHerc. 1012) * an untitled theological work (PHerc. 1055) * an untitled rhetorical work (PHerc. 128)

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