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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.


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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1728; "The Remains of Hesiod translated from the Greek into English Verse", by Charles Abraham Elton; "The Works of Hesiod, Callimachus, and Theognis", by the Rev.
His literary patronage is especially associated with the poets Callimachus and Theocritus, who, in turn, had great influence on later Greek and Latin authors.
17) The combination of the imagery of the wolf and the lamb has a long-established tradition in connection with sexual predation especially in the works of Callimachus fr.
The fried balls of dough covered in honey were referred to as "honey tokens'' by the poet Callimachus, whose reference is the earliest mention of any kind of pastry in European literature, she said.
The plays are Gallicanus parts one and two, Dulcitius, Callimachus, Abraham, Paphnutius, and Sapientia.
In addition to these two archaic poets, Callimachus also claims divine intervention as the inspiration for his poetry at Aetia 1,21-24.
The movement was marked by a return to the elegance and style of Hellenistic poetry, in particular to the poet Callimachus.
It is said that the area now covered by the Antoniadis Gardens was once a residential area where Callimachus, the head librarian of the Alexandria Library used to live.
The Works OfHesiod, Callimachus And Theognis, London, UK: Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2007, 457.
D'Elia cannot conclude that there was a plot, let alone that Platina, Callimachus, Pomponio Leto, and the other humanists were part of it.
While Callimachus did not deal with the entire collection, his work imposed a more specific order on the first, most heavily used and largest of Zenodotus' divisions.
One of their number, Platina, a dismissed papal secretary who had lobbied for a council with the express intention of deposing Paul II, was a formidable critic of the papal monarchy who kept company with the likes of Filippo Buonaccorsi or Callimachus, a love poet of provocative verse designed to subvert Catholic morality.