2nd cent. BC, possibly also 3rd cent. BC;
Greek author of didactic poems.
Two pharmacological didactic poems are extant associated with the name of Nicander: Thēriaká and Alexiphármaka. Other works are only known by their title, or from a few sparse fragments.
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“Nicander of Colophon”, 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.
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