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Menecrates of Ephesus

Born in 330 BC / Died in 270 BC / Greece / Greek

Menecrates of Ephesus poet from Greece was born in 330 Before Crist, had 60 years and died in 270 Before Crist. Poems were written in Ancient mainly in Greek language. Dominant movement is classicism.


Menecrates[pronunciation?] of Ephesus (330-270 BC) was an ancient Greek didactic poet of the Hellenistic period. He wrote a poem called the Works which was modeled upon Hesiod's Works and Days and included a discussion of bees based on the work of Aristotle. He was the teacher of the astronomical poet Aratus.