Archimelus Epigrammaticus 3. Jh. v. Chr
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- Archimelus Epigrammaticus 3. Jh. v. Chr
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Archimelos, von Syrakus
Archimelos, Hofdichter Hierons II
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- AP 7.50
TLG Canon of Greek Authors and Works, p. 53.
"Archime'lus, the author of an epigram on the great ship of Hiero, which appears to have been built about 220 B.C....." from Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Vol 1, 1870, p. 273.
"Archimelus, The writer of a long epigram that describes a gigantic ship, which Hieron II had built: according to the testimony of the historian and paradoxographer Moschion (FGrH 575 IIIB p. 677), whom Athenaeus (5,209b-c) quotes directly, the ruler is said to have paid the poet by sending him 1, 000 medimnoi of grain ‘to the Piraeus’....: Degani, Enzo (Bologna). "Archimelus." Brill's New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and Helmuth Schneider . Brill, 2007. Brill Online. Tufts University Library. 19 July 2007
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- Smith's Dictionary
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