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Menecrates [1]
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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.



Menecrates [1] | Μενεκράτης


Perseus | BNP

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4th-3rd c. BCE

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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…

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Pagani, Lara, “Menecrates [1]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 22 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Menecrates_1>
First published online: 2015

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