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Callimachus

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Of Cyrene, Greek poet and scholar. He flourished under Ptolemy 1 II (285–246bc) and continued into the reign of Ptolemy III. He was credited with more than 800 books, but, apart from six...

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Callimachus

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Of Cyrene, Greek poet and scholar. He flourished under Ptolemy 1 II (285–246bc) and continued into the reign of Ptolemy III. He was credited with more than 800 books, but, apart from six...

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Constructing Callimachus

Elizabeth Marie Young.

in Translation as Muse

September 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 12193 words.

This chapter looks at how Catullus 66 (the Lock of Berenice or Coma Berenices), along with is preface and the set of elegies that follow, creates the very source it appears to replicate....

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Callimachus of Cyrene

Alex Sens.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 1283 words.

(fl. c.280–245bce), Hellenistic poet and scholar. Callimachus represents himself as “Battiades,” that is, “son or descendant of

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CALLIMACHUS - Sculptor, metal worker

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 540 words.

5th century, male.

Active in Athens, active at the end of the 5th century BC.

Sculptor, metal worker.

Ancient Greek.

Callimachus, whose origins are...

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Callimachus of Cyrene

Dee Clayman.

in Classics

P ublished online December 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Art and Architecture; Classical History; Classical Literature; Classical Philosophy. 6353 words.

Callimachus of Cyrene was a central figure in the literary and scholarly community that flourished in Alexandria in the 3rd century bce. His poetry was greatly admired by the best Roman...

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Callimachus

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(c. 430–400 bc).

Athenian credited by Vitruvius with the invention of the Corinthian capital. See acanthus.

Vitruvius Pollio (1955–6)

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Callimachus

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Athenian polemarchos and (though this is controversial) commander‐in‐chief in the campaign of Marathon, 490. He accepted Miltiades' plan to meet the Persians in the field. His part in the...

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Callimachus

Overview page. Subjects: Classical Studies.

Of Bithynia (?), Alexandrian physician (later 3rd cent. bc?), member of the ‘school’ of Herophilus. He ascribed great value to semiotics, i.e. to the careful study of symptomatic signs (τὰ...

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Callimachus

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 67 words.

Bacchus, Caracas, Gracchus • Damascus • Aristarchus, carcass, Hipparchus, Marcus • discus, hibiscus, meniscus, viscous •

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Callimachus

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 67 words.

Bacchus, Caracas, Gracchus • Damascus • Aristarchus, carcass, Hipparchus, Marcus • discus, hibiscus, meniscus, viscous •

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Callimachus

Edited by John Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 78 words.

Athenian polemarchos and (though this is controversial) commander‐in‐chief in the campaign of Marathon, 490. He accepted Miltiades'

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Callimachus

Edited by John Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of the Classical World

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 642 words.

of Cyrene, Greek poet and scholar. He flourished under Ptolemy 1 II (285–246bc) and continued

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Callimachus

Edited by Gordon Campbell.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ancient and Classical Art (to 500 CE). 3 words.

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Callimachus

in The Oxford Classical Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical Studies. 240 words.

Athenian *polemarchos and (though this is controversial) commander-in-chief in the campaign of *Marathon, 490. Herodotus (6. 109)

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Callimachus

P. J. Parsons.

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 1487 words.

of Cyrene, Greek poet and scholar, ‘Battiades’ (Epigrammata 35), i.e. son (or descendant?) of Battus; his grandfather was

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Callimachus

in The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 1457 words.

of *Cyrene, Greek poet and scholar, ‘Battiades’ (Epigr. 35), i.e. son (or descendant?) of Battus; his grandfather

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Callimachus

Ian Chilvers.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Art

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art. 121 words.

Greek sculptor of the late 5th century bc. His work is not known in the original or in any

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Callimachus

P. J. Parsons.

in Who's Who in the Classical World

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Classical History. 1440 words.

of Cyrene, Greek poet and scholar, ‘Battiades’ (Epigr. 35), i.e. son (or descendant?) of Battus; his grandfather was a

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On Pallas Bathing: From A Hymn of Callimachus

William Cowper.

Edited by John D. Baird and Charles Ryskamp.

in The Poems of William Cowper, Vol. 3: 1785–1800

Primary Text.

From a Hymn of Callimachus

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Satiric Authenticity in Callimachus's <i>Iambi</i>

Ralph M. Rosen.

in Making Mockery

May 2007; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Classical Literature. 17706 words.

The first of two chapters that focus on specific satirical poets act as test cases for the ideas put forward in this book. This chapter is a close examination of three programmatic Iambi of...

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