The priest Callimachus appears before him, and quite suddenly asks for his history.
The two leaders of this choir were Theocritus and Callimachus.
He removed early to Alexandria, where he studied under Zenodotus and Callimachus.
Wheler also gives an inscription in "honour of Callimachus, Scribe and Gymnasiarch," and several others.
The Πίνακες of Callimachus formed a catalogue of all the principal books arranged in 120 classes.
The votes of the generals were five and five, so that the voice of Callimachus would be decisive.
Showeth that the Rosicrucian doctrine is not the christian, and that Callimachus and Catullus were a couple of fools.
This was the person against whom Callimachus, some years later, wrote a bitter epigram, beginning "Cronus is a wise man."
Among the pupils of Callimachus was Eratosthenes who, in 234, succeeded Zenodotus as librarian.
Egypt seems to have been the birthplace of the mournful elegy, and Callimachus was the chief of the elegiac poets.