Daphnis - in ancient sources @ attalus.org
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- a shepherd, one of the main characters in bucolic poetry
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poet, in his play called Daphnis or Lityersas; where he
aks of Dicte, no more of Daphnis shall we shepherds sing,
composed poems in honour of Daphnis. But you say that
- a grammarian at Rome in the early 1st century B.C.
pays an enormous sum to buy an eminent grammarian called Daphnis.
The grammarian Lutatius Daphnis is bought and then set free by Q.Catu
(1st cent. A.D.) d rites. Indeed Lutatius say that it is the clava
- the groom of Nicocrates of Cyrene
ty, with the assistance of the Daphnis, the groom of his
of Ephesus - one of speakers in the Deipnosophists of Athenaeus
historians relate." Then Daphnis answersó "But there was
- in documents
onymos son of Maiandrios Daphnis son of Molpagoras Hek
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