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Anaxippus, New Comedy poet  

William Gillan Waddell

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Mar 2016
(see comedy (greek), new), ‘in the time of Antigonus and Demetrius Poliorcetes’ (Suda). Four comedies are plainly attributed to Anaxippus; and one fragment (49 lines) of another is assigned to ... More

Andreas, d. 217 BCE  

Antony Spawforth

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Dec 2015
Physician and court doctor of *Ptolemy (1) IV (Philopator), follower of *Herophilus. Works: Νάρθηξ (a pharmacopoeia, with descriptions of plants and roots); Περὶ δακέτων (on snake-bites); Περὶ τῶν ... More

Anonymus Antatticista  

M. B. Trapp

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Mar 2016
Anonymus Antatticista (Ἀνταττικιστής), a contemporary opponent of *Phrynichus (3) the Atticist, who cites from good, but not always Attic, writers many words which Phrynichus condemns. ... More

Anonymus Seguerianus  

M. B. Trapp

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Dec 2015

Anonymus Seguerianus wrote a treatise on the formal style (πολιτικὸς λόγος), which contains frequent references to the work of *Alexander (12) son of Numenius.

Antagoras of Rhodes  

Richard Hunter

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Dec 2015
Antagoras of Rhodes wrote an epic Thebais, epigrams, and other poems (fr. 1 Powell, verses in hymnal style on Eros, seems to be echoed by *Callimachus (3), Hymn 1. 5). Like *Aratus (1), Antagoras ... More

anthology  

Alan Douglas Edward Cameron and P. J. Parsons

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Mar 2016
Is not used in the modern sense before *Diogenianus (2). Many Hellenistic poets published books of epigrams: PMil. Vogl. VIII. 309 and PColon. 5. 204 are from collections by *Posidippus (2) and ... More

Antidorus, of Cyme, c. 300 BCE  

John Francis Lockwood and Nigel Wilson

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Dec 2015
Antidorus may have been the first to abandon the name κριτικός and to call himself γραμματικός (Clem. Al. Strom. 1. 16. 79). He wrote a work on Homer and Hesiod, of which the form and content are ... More

Antigenes  

Bernhard Zimmermann

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Mar 2016
Antigenes, Attic *dithyrambic poet, who wrote a dedicatory poem for tripods won at the Dionysian competition (see dionysia) by the Acamantis tribe (see phylai). The poem, preserved at ... More

Antigone (1)  

Andrew Brown

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Mar 2016
Antigone (1), daughter of *Oedipus and Iocasta, sister of *Eteocles, Polynices and Ismene. *Sophocles (1)'s Antigone deals with events after the Theban War, in which Eteocles and ... More

Antigonus (4), of Carystus, writer and bronze-worker, fl. c. 240 BCE  

Frank William Walbank and Andrew F. Stewart

Antigonus (4) of Carystus (fl. c. 240 BCE), writer and bronzeworker, lived at Athens and (apparently) at *Pergamum. An inferior anecdotal collection survives: (a) Ἱστοριῶν ... More

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