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Headword: Λύκος
Adler number: lambda,814
Translated headword: Lykos, Lycus
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Lykos,] also [known as] Boutheras, of Rhegion,[1] historian, father of Lykophron the tragedian,[2] lived under the Successors [sc. of Alexander the Great] and was plotted against by Demetrios of Phaleron.[3] This man wrote a history of Libya, and about Sicily.
Greek Original:
Λύκος, ὁ καὶ Βουθήρας, Ῥηγῖνος, ἱστορικός, πατὴρ Λυκόφρονος τοῦ τραγικοῦ, ἐπὶ τῶν διαδόχων γεγονὼς καὶ ἐπιβουλευθεὶς ὑπὸ Δημητρίου τοῦ Φαληρέως. οὗτος ἔγραψεν ἱστορίαν Λιβύης, καὶ περὶ Σικελίας.
Notes:
Latter part of C4 (into early C3) BCE. See generally OCD(4) p.872, under "Lycus(2)"; FGrH 570.
[1] In S. Italy.
[2] Adoptive father, in fact; see lambda 827.
[3] Demetrius 47 SOD. See generally delta 429.
Keywords: biography; chronology; geography; historiography; politics; tragedy
Translated by: David Whitehead on 12 September 2001@08:04:45.
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Catharine Roth (set status) on 23 November 2003@19:06:08.
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