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Damocrates
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(Δαμοκράτης; Damokrátēs).

 

[German version]

(M.?) Servilius D.

Freedman of M. Servilius (cos. ord. AD 3) whose daughter he cured (Plin. HN 24,7,28). Under Nero and Vespasian he wrote prescriptions in iambic trimeters in the didactic tradition of  Apollodorus [7]; some of these are extant in  Galen.

Bibliography

Edition:

F. Cats Bussemaker, Poetae bucolici et didactici, 1862.

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Bowie, Ewen (Oxford), “Damocrates”, 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 19 June 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e310490>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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