|LC control no.||no2010199211
|Personal name heading||Alcinous, active 2nd century
|Variant(s)||Alcinoos, active 2nd century
Alcinous, fl. 2nd cent.
Alcinous, Platonicus, active 2nd century
Alkinoos, active 2nd century
Ἀλκίνοος, active 2nd century
|Special note||Formerly identified with Albinus, n 91064768
Non-Latin script references not evaluated.
|Found in||The handbook of Platonism, 1993: CIP t.p. (Alcinous) galley (commentator asserts that paleographic and internal evidence show that author has been incorrrectly identified as Albinus, and that the true author is a 2nd-century middle Platonist philosopher named Alcinous (not Alcinous the Stoic), but that there is no further information about him)
NUC pre-56 (Albinus; ref. from Alcinous Platonicus)
Alcinoos. Enseignement des doctrines de Platon, 2002: t.p. (Alcinoos) p. vii-ix (since 1879 Alcinoos was identified with Albinus, but current evidence shows that the author of Didaskalikos was not Albinus, but a middle Platonist named Alcinoos; not the same as Alcinous the Stoic, who spelled his name Ἀλκίνους, not Ἀλκίνοος, the spelling of the author of Didaskalikos)
Brill's new Pauly online, 8 December 2010 (Alcinous, Ἀλκίνοος, Alkínoos; Platonic philosopher of the 2nd century AD, author of Didaskalikos, which was previously ascribed to Albinus of Smyrna)
Oxford classical dictionary, 1996: p. 54 (Alcinous was long identified with the 2nd century AD Platonist Albinus)