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Euenus

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1 Harpocr. s.v. Εὔηνος (p. 116 Keaney)

Ὑπερείδης ἐν τῷ κατ᾿ Αὐτοκλέους (fr. 58 Blass). δύο ἀναγράφουσιν Εὐήνους ἐλεγείων ποιητὰς ὁμωνύμους ἀλλήλοις, καθάπερ Ἐρατοσθένης ἐν τῷ περὶ χρονογραφιῶν (FGrHist 241 F 3), ἀμφοτέρους λέγων Παρίους εἶναι, γνωρίζεσθαι δέ φησι τὸν νεώτερον μόνον. μέμνηται δὲ θατέρου αὐτῶν καὶ Πλάτων.

2 Artem. onir. 1.4

τὸ ζῷον τὸ καλούμενον κάμηλος μέσους κάμπτει τοὺς μηροὺς ὑποτεμνόμενον τοῖν σκελοῖν τὸ ὕψος, ἐτύμως

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Euenus

Euenus

Testimonia

1 Harpocration, Lexicon of the Ten Attic Orators

Euenus. Hyperides in the speech Against Autocles (c. 360). Two elegiac poets named Euenus are recorded, according to Eratosthenes in his work On Annals who says that they were both from Paros, but that only the younger was well-known. One of them is mentioned by Plato (see testt. 5–7).1

2 Artemidorus, Interpretation of Dreams

The animal called camel (κάμηλος) bends its thighs in the middle, thereby reducing the height of its legs. The

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DOI: 10.4159/DLCL.euenus-testimonia.1999