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Headword: *)aristo/cenos
Adler number: alpha,3928
Translated headword: Aristoxenus, Aristoxenus
Vetting Status: high
[Aristoxenus] of Cyrene; [the man] who because of his unsurpassable luxuriance used to water the lettuces in his garden with honeyed wine in the evenings, and used to say that green flatcakes were [thus] being supplied to him.
Greek Original:
*)aristo/cenos, *kurhnai=os: o(/stis u(po\ th=s a)nuperblh/tou trufh=s ta\s e)n tw=| kh/pw| qri/dakas oi)nome/liti e(spe/ras e)po/tize, kai\ xlwrou\s plakou=ntas e)/legen a)nape/mpesqai au(tw=|.
Abridged from Athenaeus, Deipnosophists 1.7C (1.12 Kaibel).
Aristoxenus of Cyrene was a hedonist philosopher, not to be confused with his namesake alpha 3297.
Keywords: agriculture; biography; botany; ethics; food; geography; philosophy
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 15 February 2002@11:30:20.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword; cosmetics) on 17 February 2002@05:47:14.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 12 April 2012@05:41:18.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 14 January 2015@00:02:10.


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