Athenaeus quotes Epicrates as stating that he was a Platonist, but other accounts credit him with having preferred Stilpo to Plato.
The Spartans had a nine days' festival termed Carnea, during which they dwelt in pavilions and tents in memory of their old camp life (Athenaeus, iv.
The legends are numerous and of an astrological character, intended to account for the Syrian dove-worship and abstinence from fish (see the story in Athenaeus viii.
Pratinas was also a writer of dithyrambs and the choral odes called hyporchemata (a considerable fragment of one of these is preserved in Athenaeus xiv.
It cannot be decided whether a work entitled the TpwiK6 quoted by Athenaeus (iv.
The so-called pneumatic school was founded by Athenaeus, in the 1st century after Christ.
This doctrine, crudely transferred from philosophical speculation, was intended to reconcile the humoral (or Hippocratic) and solidist (or methodic) schools; but the methodists seem to have claimed Athenaeus as one of themselves.
But this identification is far from certain, as a Ctesibius mechanicus is mentioned by Athenaeus as having lived under Ptolemy II.
His investigations into the usages and customs of his native Attica were embodied in an Atthis, in seventeen books, a history of Athens from the earliest times to 262 B.C. Considerable fragments are preserved in the lexicographers, scholiasts, Athenaeus, and elsewhere.
The popularity of these elegies in the Spartan army was such that, according to Athenaeus (xiv.
72; Plutarch, Alexander, 38; Athenaeus xiii.
In producing Plato, Athenaeus and Aristophanes, the scholar-printer was largely aided by Musurus, who also edited the Aldine Pausanias (1516) and the Etymologicum printed in Venice by another Greek immigrant, Callierges (1499) The Revival of Learning in Italy ends with the sack of Rome (1527).
The values are 1.5 times the Attic (Athenaeus, Theophrastus, &c.) (2, 18), or more closely 11 to 12 times (1/8)th of Attic. Hence, the Attic cotyle being 17.5 cub.
1.6); to these Gambreum should perhaps be added (Athenaeus i.
34; Appian, Hisp. 88; Athenaeus iv.
According to Athenaeus (x.
The women of Delos offered her presents consisting of little boats filled with all kinds of eatables (with the exception of fish) in order to obtain her protection for those engaged on the sea (Athenaeus viii.
Pindar, Hesychius, and Athenaeus followed in 1514.
ATHENAEUS, of Naucratis in Egypt, Greek rhetorician and grammarian, flourished about the end of the 2nd and the beginning of the 3rd century A.D.
Athenaeus himself states that he was the author of a treatise on the thratta - a kind of fish mentioned by Archippus and other comic poets - and of a history of the Syrian kings, both of which works are lost.
It is full of quotations from writers whose works have not come down to us; nearly 800 writers and 2500 separate writings are referred to by Athenaeus; and he boasts of having read 800 plays of the Middle Comedy alone.
If Ulpian is identical with the famous jurist, the Deipnosophistae must have been written after his death (228); but the jurist was murdered by the praetorian guards, whereas Ulpian in Athenaeus dies a natural death.
Herodotus, Athenaeus and other Greek and Roman writers have recorded the enormous number of colossal statues and other works of art for which Babylon and Nineveh were so famed.
He was on intimate terms with the famous courtesan Gnathaena (Athenaeus xiii.
In his doctrine as to 'Ev' Tò irow13v or Kpivon, as generally in that of the activity of the voiis diraOiis, Aristotle in the de Anima 9 is in the main but echoing the teaching of Plato.1° Athenaeus ii.
43 seq., 79, see Athenaeus xi.
According to others he sprang into the sea for love of the sea-god Melicertes, with whom he was often identified (Athenaeus vii.
He assisted the expedition in various ways (Athenaeus, loc. cit.; see also Ovid, Metam.
The same idea is expressed in the statement (quoted by Athenaeus, 569 d, from Nicander of Colophon) that after Solon's time courtesans were put under the protection of Aphrodite Pandemos.