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Headword: Αἰσχρίων
Adler number: alphaiota,354
Translated headword: Aischrion, Aeschrion
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[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:
Αἰσχρίων, Μιτυληναῖος, ἐποποιός, ὃς συνεξεδήμει Ἀλεξάνδρῳ τῷ Φιλίππου. ἦν δὲ Ἀριστοτέλους γνώριμος καὶ ἐρώμενος, ὡς Νίκανδρος ὁ Ἀλεξανδρεὺς ἐν τῷ περὶ τῶν Ἀριστοτέλους μαθητῶν.
Notes:
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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