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(Ἀρχέστρατος; Archéstratos).

[German version]

[1] Actor and Tragedian

With his tragedy Antaios, an unknown actor triumphed at the Soteria in Delphi between 267 and 219 BC (DID B 11, 5). He is probably not to be identified with the A. mentioned in Plut. Aristides 1,3 (318e).


Mette, 198

TrGF 75.

[German version]

[2] Author of a gastronomic poem from Gela, 4th cent. BC

Citizen of Gela who lived in the 2nd …

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Pressler, Frank (Heidelberg), Degani, Enzo (Bologna), Schmitt-Pantel, Pauline (Paris) and Zaminer, Frieder (Berlin), “Archestratus”, 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 02 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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