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Timagetus
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(Τιμάγητος/Timágētos). Author of a work Περὶ λιμένων/Perí liménōn ('On Harbours') of at least two books surviving in seven frr., probably from the first half of the 4th cent. BC (FHG 4, 519 f.): six frr. in scholia ad Apoll. Rhod. 1,224-226a W. (otherwise FGrH 42, F 3); Apoll. Rhod. 2,1031b; 4,257-262b; 4,282-291b; 4,303-306b; 4,323-326a, one fr. in Steph. Byz. s. v. Ἀκτή/Aktḗ (here with the name: Δημάγητος/Dēmágētos). In these frr., no harbour is mentioned; five of them provide mythical narrative on the voyage of the Argonauts. Frr. 1-3 (FHG) are devoted to th…

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Gärtner, Hans Armin (Heidelberg), “Timagetus”, 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 25 October 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1214300>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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