Callimachus

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Cal·lim·a·chus 1

 (kə-lĭm′ə-kəs) Fifth century bc.
Greek sculptor who reputedly designed the Corinthian column.

Cal·lim·a·chus 2

 (kə-lĭm′ə-kəs) Third century bc.
Greek poet and scholar whose extant works include 64 epigrams and a catalog of the library at Alexandria.

Callimachus

(kəˈlɪməkəs)
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1. (Biography) late 5th century bc, Greek sculptor, reputed to have invented the Corinthian capital
2. (Biography) ?305–?240 bc, Greek poet of the Alexandrian School; author of hymns and epigrams
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Componam epithalamium, sicut Battiades Callimachus.
6) calls to mind Callimachus, who claimed descent from Battus (and note that Catullus refers to Callimachus as Battiades at 65.