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Pancrates
(537 words)

(Παγκράτης/Pankrátēs).

[German version]

[1] Musician, archaic style

Musician; according to Aristoxenus [1] an enthusiast of the archaic style (trópos) of Pindar and Simonides (Plut. De Musica 1137f).

[German version]

[2] Poet, 3rd-2nd cent. BC

Hellenistic poet (3rd-2nd cent. BC), author of the didactic poem Θαλάσσια ἔργα (Maritime works), of which three fragments, dealing with…

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Harmon, Roger (Basle), Fornaro, Sotera (Sassari), Ameling, Walter (Jena) and Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna), “Pancrates”, 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 30 May 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e905940>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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