This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Lara Pagani and first published on 31/10/2005.
Here is the Italian version of this entry.
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Menecrates was a poet and a grammarian, native of Ephesus. Since he taught Aratus of Soli1 (Sud.α 3745), he probably lived between the 4th and 3rd c. BCE. He was the author of a poem on agriculture and apiculture (prov…