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Headword: Μόσχος
Adler number: mu,1278
Translated headword: Moschos, Moschus
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
of Syracuse. Grammarian. An acquaintance of Aristarchus.[1] He is the second poet after Theocritus, the poet of bucolic dramas.[2] He too wrote them.
Greek Original:
Μόσχος, Συρακούσιος, γραμματικός, Ἀριστάρχου γνώριμος. οὗτός ἐστιν ὁ δεύτερος ποιητὴς μετὰ Θεόκριτον, τὸν τῶν βουκολικῶν δραμάτων ποιητήν. ἔγραψε καὶ αὐτός.
Notes:
C2 BC. RE Moschos(2); PLRE II Moschus.
[1] [alpha 3892] Aristarchus. 'Acquaintance' is used here, as often, in the sense 'pupil'.
[2] [theta 166] Theocritus.
Reference:
A.S.F. Gow, Bucolici Graeci (Oxford 1952 and reprints) 132-152
Keywords: agriculture; biography; chronology; dialects, grammar, and etymology; geography; poetry
Translated by: Malcolm Heath on 4 September 2003@14:08:46.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (augmented note and keywords; added bibliography; cosmetics) on 5 September 2003@04:05:53.
David Whitehead (more keywords; cosmetics) on 27 May 2013@07:10:07.

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