Athenaeus of Naucratis (Egypt)
(623 words)

AD 190;

eminent Greek miscellanist.


An incomplete version of the Deipnosophistaí exists in 15 books. Yet, there is a complete epitome, probably of Byzantine origin, which covers approximately 60 per cent of the full text when the same divisions into separate books are applied. Hundreds of quotatio…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Athenaeus of Naucratis (Egypt)”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 2 : Dictionary of Greek and Latin Authors and Texts, Edited by: Manfred Landfester, in collaboration with Brigitte Egger. Consulted online on 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: 9789004167834, 20090831

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