Timaeus of Locri  

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Timaeus of Locri (Template:Lang-grc; Latin: Timaeus Locrus) was a Greek Pythagorean philosopher living in the 5th century BC.

He features in Plato's Timaeus, where he is said to come from Locri in Italy, thus of Locrian origin.

He also appears as one of the speakers in Plato's Critias.

Later references to Timaeus of Locri from Antiquity are by:

All ancient references to him seem to have derived from Plato: he may well be a fictional character invented for the dialogue bearing his name (see M. F. Burnyeat).

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