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Stephanus number

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  • noun A standard reference number for a section of a given Platonic dialogue, referring to a page in the 1578 translation of Plato’s dialogues by Henricus Stephanus.

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Stephanus (the surname of the writer of a famous early translation (in 1578) of the dialogues of the Ancient Greek philosopher Plato) + number (meaning page number)

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