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Aglais
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Daughter of Megacles (3rd cent. BC);she played on the trumpet at the first πομπή (pompé) the πομπικὸν μέλος (pompikòn mélos) held in Alexandria. Ath. 10,415ab mentions her greediness (see also Ael. VH 1,26).

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Selzer, Christoph (Frankfurt/Main), “Aglais”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 16 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e108230>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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