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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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