Nikarchos 1st cent
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- Nikarchos 1st cent
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- Die Epigramme des Nikarchos, c1999: t.p. (Nikarchos) p. 13 (lived ca.
TLG Canon of Greek Authors and Works, Third Edition, pg. 278
Smith's Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, Vol 2, 1867, p. 1177: "Nicarchus,an epigrammatist...The inference that he lived near the beginning of the Christian era seems well founded ...Thirty eight epigrams are under his name in the Greek Anthology...But the authorship of seven of these is doubtful...."
Brill's New Pauly: "Epigrammatist, probably of Egyptian origin (cf. Anth. Pal. 11,18,5
124,4), living in the Neronian period or soon after (second half of the 1st century AD) in Rome. In the some 40 verses (almost all mocking epigrams from the anthology of Diogenianus ....N. often imitates Lucillius, when he gets human failings or inappropriate actions in his sights, but adding obscenity and crudity of language to the wit and technical agility of Lucillius...." Albiani, Maria Grazia (Bologna). "Nicarchus." Brill's New Pauly. Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and
Helmuth Schneider . Brill, 2010.
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