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[1] Poet of epigrams of unknown dating

Epigram poet of an unknown period (with a peculiar, otherwise undocumented name), author of an insignificant distich on Hesiod (Anth. Pal. 7,52).


FGE 38.

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[2] Union of craftsmen and officials

Dēmiourgoí (δημιουργοί, ‘public workers’) were occupied with public matters at various levels, depending on time and place.

1. In the Linear B tablets from Pylos dḗmos is found but…

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Degani, Enzo (Bologna), Rhodes, Peter J. (Durham) and Baltes, Matthias (Münster), “Demiourgos”, 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 20 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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