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G. Kaibel: Athenaei Naucratitae Dipnosophistarum libri 15

Book 12


περὶ δὲ ΑΝΑΞΑΡΧΟΥ Κλέαρχος Σολεὺς ἐν πέμπτῳ Βίων οὕτω γράφει· τῷ εὐδαιμονικῷ καλουμένῳ Ἀναξάρχῳ διὰ τὴν τῶν χορηγησάντων ἄγνοιαν περιπεσούσης ἐξουσίας γυμνὴ μὲν ᾠνοχόει παιδίσκη πρόσηβος προκριθεῖσα διαφέρειν ὥρᾳ τῶν ἄλλων, ἀνασύρουσα πρὸς ἀλήθειαν τὴν τῶν οὕτως αὐτῇ χρωμένων ἀκρασίαν. δὲ σιτοποιὸς χειρῖδας ἔχων καὶ περὶ τῷ στόματι κημὸν ἔτριβε τὸ σταῖς, ἵνα μήτε ἱδρὼς ἐπιρρέοι μήτε τοῖς φυράμασιν τρίβων ἐμπνέοι. διὸ πρεπόντως ἄν τις εἴποι τῷ σοφῷ τούτῳ φιλοσόφῳ τὰ ἐκ τοῦ Ἀναξίλα Λυροποιοῦ· ξανθοῖς τε μύροις χρῶτα λιπαίνων, χλανίδας θʼ ἕλκων, βλαύτας σύρων, βολβοὺς τρώγων, τυροὺς κάπτων, ᾤʼ ἐκλάπτων, κήρυκας ἔχων, Χῖον πίνων, καὶ πρὸς τούτοις ἐν σκυταρίοις ῥαπτοῖσι φορῶν Ἐφεσήια γράμματα καλά.

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The CTS URN retriever is a tool for retrieving and citing paragraphs, passages, and words in the text of the Deipnosophists by typing the corresponding CTS URN. The Digital Athenaeus is providing the text of the Teubner edition of the Deipnosophists by Georg Kaibel (1887-1890), which is cataloged as perseus-grc2 in the Perseus Catalog.

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Correspondences between Casaubon and Kaibel references are available through the Casaubon-Kaibel Reference Converter.

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