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Example sentences for sophist

Here you can find a large assortment of example sentences for the word sophist, or in other words sentences that can help you learn how to use sophist in a sentence. Learning how to use a word in a sentences can be very helpful, for example when it comes to learning how to use the word in a sentence, in which context the word can be used as well as to learn the true meaning of the word "sophist".

Sophist in a sentence

Here below you will find several sentences that illustrate how to use the word sophist in a sentence.


  1. Aspasia is said by the Suda, a tenth-century Byzantine encyclopedia, to have been "clever with regards to words", a sophist, and to have taught rhetoric.


  2. During his time in Italy, Foerster was inspired by Rudolf Hercher to collate the manuscripts of the late antique orator and sophist Libanius of Antiochia.


  3. Friedrich Nietzsche deduced that it must have an earlier precedent in some form, and argued that it derived from the sophist Alcidamas' Mouseion, written in the fourth century B.C.


  4. According to the Souda, a 10th-century Byzantine encyclopedia, after the Palmyrene conquest of Egypt, the sophist Callinicus of Petra wrote a ten-volume history of Alexandria dedicated to Cleopatra.


Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aspasia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Foerster_(classical_scholar), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contest_of_Homer_and_Hesiod, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zenobia

Synonyms for sophist

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