[ath-uh-nee-uh s, -ney-]
- late 2nd century a.d., Greek philosopher and rhetorician at Naucratis in Egypt.
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Athenaeus also mentions one Apion who wrote a book on luxurious living.
About 300 lines of this gastronomical poem are preserved in Athenaeus.
Athenaeus, p. 513, thinks that Persepolis was the residence for the autumn.The History of Antiquity
In one passage Athenaeus speaks of him as an Athenian, but this must be a mistake.On the Sublime
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