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date: 01 December 2022

Amarantuslocked

Amarantuslocked

  • John Francis Lockwood

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Amarantus, of Alexandria (1) (1st–2nd cent. ce), an older contemporary of *Galen (Gal. 14. 208; Ath. 8. 343 f.), was the author of a commentary on *Theocritus (Etym. Magn. 156. 30, 273. 41), perhaps based on the notes of *Theon (1), and of a work Περὶ σκηνῆς (‘On the Stage’), which probably gave historical and biographical accounts of stage performances and performers (Ath.

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  • Greek Literature

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