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date: 30 November 2022

Amelesagoraslocked

Amelesagoraslocked

  • Richard Hunter

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Amelesagoras, pseudonymous author of an *Atthis (c. 300 bce), who seems to have presented himself as an Eleusinian prophet (see eleusis), the name may be connected with Ameles, an Underworld river (Plato, Resp. 10. 621a). *Callimachus (3) seems to have used this book in his *Hecale for the story of *Athena and the crow (cf.

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  • Greek Literature

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