Dionysius Chalcus, Fragments

LCL 258: 430-431

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Elegiac Poetry

Fragments

1–4 Ath. 15.668e–69e

μνημονεύει τῶν λατάγων καὶ τῶν κοττάβων καὶ ὁ Χαλκοῦς καλούμενος Διονύσιος ἐν τοῖς ἐλεγείοις διὰ τούτων·

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Dionysius Chalcus

Fragments

1–4 Athenaeus, Scholars at Dinner1

Dionysius called Chalcus (Bronze) mentions the wine drops and games of cottabus2 in his elegies as follows:

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.dionysius_chalcus-fragments.1999