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Xenephon

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Xenephon

NationalityGreek
Flourished300 B.C.

Xenephon (fl. 300 B.C.) was a popular conjurer in Ancient Athens.

Biography

One of his pupils was Cratisthenes, who could "make fire spout up of its own accord".[1]

There was alcove dedicated to him in the original Society of American Magicians Hall of Fame and Magic Museum sponsored by John Henry Grossman, M.D., Associate Chairman of the Hall of Fame Committee.

References

  1. Evans, Henry Ridgely,The Old and the New Magic. (1906): 44