Phaennus Epigrammaticus 3. Jh. v. Chr
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- Phaennus Epigrammaticus 3. Jh. v. Chr
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TLG Canon of Greek Authors and Works, Third Edition,
Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Vol 3, 1867, p. 332: "Phaennus, an epigrammatic poet, who had a place in the Garland of Meleager (v. 29) and two of whose epigrams are contained inthe Greek Anthology..."
Brill's New Pauly: "Phaennus, Epigrammatic poet of the 'Garland' of Meleager  (Anth. Pal. 4,1,29f.), probably 3rd cent. BC. Preserved are one funerary epigram for the Spartan Leonidas  who fell at Thermopylae (Anth. Pal. 7,437
belongs to the Laconophile school of Hellenistic epigrammatic poetry, cf. Epigram I E ), and another for a cricket buried by its owner (7,197)
..." Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna). "Phaennus." Brill's New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and Helmuth Schneider . Brill, 2009. Brill Online. Tufts University Library.
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