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
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
- 1This is the only explicit reference to two poets named Euenus, apart from the Suda (ii.449.4 Adler) which simply repeats Harpocration. Jerome (p. 111.12 Helm) gives 460 as the floruit of an Euenus and if this is the same Euenus as Plato makes a contemporary of Socrates, he must have lived a very long life. The Suda (iv.726.26 Adler) states that the historian Philistus was a pupil of the elegiac poet Euenus and Philistus was born c. 430. There were also two or more poets named Euenus included in the Greek Anthology (see Gow-Page, The Garland of Philip ii.289) and one of the poems ascribed to Euenus is usually assigned to the 5th-cent. poet (see fr. 2).