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Headword: *ai)sxri/wn
Adler number: alphaiota,354
Translated headword: Aischrion, Aeschrion
Vetting Status: high
[Aischrion] of Mitylene,[1] an epic poet, who joined in the expedition of Alexander the son of Philip.[2] He was an intimate of Aristotle and beloved by him, as Nikandros of Alexandria [says] in On the Students of Aristotle.[3]
Greek Original:
*ai)sxri/wn, *mitulhnai=os, e)popoio/s, o(\s sunecedh/mei *)aleca/ndrw| tw=| *fili/ppou. h)=n de\ *)aristote/lous gnw/rimos kai\ e)rw/menos, w(s *ni/kandros o( *)alecandreu\s e)n tw=| peri\ tw=n *)aristote/lous maqhtw=n.
C4 BCE; FGrH 118 bis.
[1] On the E Aegean island of Lesbos (mu 1139).
[2] 334-324.
[3] This Nikandros is not self-evidently to be identified with the grammarian nu 375. One manuscript in any case gives the name here as Menandros.
Keywords: biography; epic; gender and sexuality; geography; historiography; history; military affairs; philosophy; poetry
Translated by: William Hutton on 14 February 2003@08:16:44.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added notes and keyword; cosmetics) on 14 February 2003@09:03:46.
David Whitehead (another keyword; cosmetics) on 17 May 2012@05:59:41.
David Whitehead (another note) on 1 December 2015@04:22:45.


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