Agathyllus

Agathyllus

Agathyllus (Gr. polytonic|Ἀγάθυλλος) was a Greek elegiac poet from Arcadia, who is quoted by Dionysius of Halicarnassus in reference to the history of Aeneas and the foun­dation of Rome.Citation
last = Smith
first = William
author-link = William Smith (lexicographer)
contribution = Agathyllus
editor-last = Smith
editor-first = William
title = Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology
volume = 1
pages = 66
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place = Boston
year = 1867
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He came into Arcadia, and, in Nesus, married his two daughters Codone and Anthemone. But he himself hastened to the Hesperian land, where he begot Romulus.cite book
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pages = 111, 163-164
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Some of his other verses are preserved by Dionysius, [Dionysius of Halicarnassus, i. 49, 72] although he largely says the accounts of Agathyllus agree with those of another ancient writer, Cephalon.

Entomology

Agathyllus is also a species of the eulophidae family of chalcidoidea catalogued by Francis Walker. [cite book
last = British Museum, Natural History and Zoology departments
first =
authorlink = British Museum
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title = List of the Specimens of the British Animals in the Collection of the British Museum
publisher = Oxford University Press
date = 1852
location = Oxford
pages = 49
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] Dasypogon agathyllus is a variety of diptera. [cite book
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title = List of the Specimens of Dipterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum
publisher = Oxford University Press
date = 1854
location = Oxford
pages = 489
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  • AGATHYLLUS — Arcas, Poeta elegiographus: a Dionys. Halicarn. laudatur in iis, quae de adventu Aeneae in Itlaiam prodidit. l. 1. de Antiq …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • DEMAGORAS — adulator, quem Athenienses 10. talentis multarunt, quod Alexandrum Deum appellasset. Item Historicus, qui scripfit de fundatione Romae, et laudatur Dion. Halicarn. l. 1. Antiq. Rom. Ubi et ille, et Agathyllus, de tempore conditae Romae,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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