Definition of Arcesilas
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LNS
Arcesilās, Arcesilae
Arcesilas, Arcesilaus
Ἀρκεσίλας
noun (m., 1st Greek declension)
  1. a Greek philosopher of Pitane, a pupil of Polemon, and founder of the Middle Academy
  2. a sculptor of the first century
  3. an encaustic painter of Paros
  4. a painter, son of Tisicrates
Abbreviations
Arcesilas, ae (Arcesilāus, i, Gell. 3, 5), m. (acc. Arcesilam, Cic. Ac. 2, 24, 76: Arcesilan, Mel. 1, 18, 1), = Ἀρκεσίλας (-αος). Arcesilas (mostly in this form), a Greek philosopher of Pitane, a pupil of Polemon, and founder of the Middle Academy, Cic. de Or. 3, 18, 67; id. Ac. 1, 12, 45; 2, 24, 76; id. Fin. 5, 31, 94; Sen. Ben. 2, 10; Pers. 3, 79 (cf. Diog. Laert. 4, 28).

— Arcesilaus, a sculptor of the first century B. C., Plin. 35, 12, 45, § 155.

— Arcesilaus, an encaustic painter of Paros, Plin. 35, 11, 38, § 122.

— Arcesilas, a painter, son of Tisicrates, Plin. 35, 11, 40, § 146.
 
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