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Callimachus

Line breaks: Cal¦lima|chus
Pronunciation: /kəˈlɪməkəs
 
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Definition of Callimachus in English:

( Circa 305-circa 240 bc), Greek poet and scholar. He is famed for his hymns and epigrams, and was head of the library at Alexandria.

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