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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Alessia Ferreccio and first published on 03/04/2014.

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Archestratus | Ἀρχέστρατος


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3rd-2nd c. BCE.


It seems likely that the Archestratus who wrote a Περὶ αὐλητῶν in two books that is cited by Ath. 14, 634d is the same Archestratus mentioned by Philod. Mus. col. 137, 13-27 Delattre = 4, 23, 14 Kemke and by Porph. in Harm. 26, 29 (cf. I. …

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Ferreccio, Alessia, “Archestratus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 21 August 2018 <>

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