(Σάλπη/Sálpē). Midwife of the Hellenistic era, whose medical and cosmetic recipes were quoted by Plinius  in his Historia naturalis (Plin. HN 28,38; 28,66; 28,82; 28,262; 32,135; 32,140). Athenaeus  (Ath. 322a) knows a S. as the author of παίγνια/paígnia (‘light poems’), but it is problematic to consider the two identical .
1 D. Bain, Salpe's ΠΑΙΓΝΙΑ; Athenaeus 322a and Plin. H. N. 28,38, in: CQ 48, 1998, 262-268.
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Nutton, Vivian (London),
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 18 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1028630>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510