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late 2nd century a.d, Greek philosopher and rhetorician at Naucratis in Egypt.
Historical Examples

There is a similar fragment of Aeschylus, Danaides, also quoted by Athenaeus.
Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Athenaeus also mentions one Apion who wrote a book on luxurious living.
Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome Apicius

Athenaeus (281 b, 395 d) mentions a poem called Κάθοδος Ἀτρειδῶν, of which nothing seems to be known elsewhere.
The Heroic Age H. Munro Chadwick

About 300 lines of this gastronomical poem are preserved in Athenaeus.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4 Various

Athenaeus tells us further that many of the Apician recipes were famous and that many dishes were named after him.
Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome Apicius

Athenaeus, p. 513, thinks that Persepolis was the residence for the autumn.
The History of Antiquity Max Duncker

It is worth noting that the well-read Athenaeus, conversant with most authors of Antiquity makes no mention of the Apicius book.
Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome Apicius

Athenaeus says that it was not rare to find Roman citizens possessed of 20,000 slaves.
Public Lands and Agrarian Laws of the Roman Republic Andrew Stephenson

I read nothing with more pleasure than their Symposia: to say nothing of Athenaeus, whose work is one long banquet.
Gryll Grange Thomas Love Peacock

This ode, which is to be found in Athenaeus (p. 695), has been beautifully translated by Thomas Moore.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1 Various


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