www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/book... . n (b.c. 323) Meleager resisted the claims of Per-he was seven days old the Moerae appeared, diccas to the regency, and was eventually asso-declaring that the boy would die as soon as the < ciatedwith the latter in this office. Shortly after-piece of wood which was burning on the hearth wards, however, he was put to death by order ofshould be consumed. Althaea, upon hearing Perdiccas. (Arrian, An. i. 4, 20, hi. 11; Curt. x. 21-29.)—3. Son of Eucrates,the celebrated writer and col-lector of epigrams, was a nativeof Gadara in Pales

www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/book... . n (b.c. 323) Meleager resisted the claims of Per-he was seven days old the Moerae appeared, diccas to the regency, and was eventually asso-declaring that the boy would die as soon as the < ciatedwith the latter in this office. Shortly after-piece of wood which was burning on the hearth wards, however, he was put to death by order ofshould be consumed. Althaea, upon hearing Perdiccas. (Arrian, An. i. 4, 20, hi. 11; Curt. x. 21-29.)—3. Son of Eucrates,the celebrated writer and col-lector of epigrams, was a nativeof Gadara in Pales Stock Photo
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www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/tags/book... . n (b.c. 323) Meleager resisted the claims of Per-he was seven days old the Moerae appeared, diccas to the regency, and was eventually asso-declaring that the boy would die as soon as the < ciatedwith the latter in this office. Shortly after-piece of wood which was burning on the hearth wards, however, he was put to death by order ofshould be consumed. Althaea, upon hearing Perdiccas. (Arrian, An. i. 4, 20, hi. 11; Curt. x. 21-29.)—3. Son of Eucrates, the celebrated writer and col-lector of epigrams, was a nativeof Gadara in Palestine, andlived about B.C. 60. There are131 of his epigrams in theGreek Anthology. An accountis given under Planudes. Meletus or Melitus (MeArj-ros: MeAcros), an obscure tragicpoet, but notorious as one ofthe accusers of Socrates, wasan Athenian, of the Pittheandemus. He is represented byPlato and Aristophanes andtheir scholiasts as a frigid andlicentious poet, and a worthlessand profligate man. In theaccusation of Socrates it was Meletus who laid Basileus;. Althaea and the Fates. (Zoega, Bassi rilievi, tav. 46.) this, extinguished the firebrand, and concealed it in a chest. Meleager himself became invul- 1 the indictment before the Archon nerable; but after he had killed the brothers I but in reality he was the most insignificant of of his mother, she lighted the piece of wood, J the accusers; and according to one account and Meleager died. Althaea, too late repentingof what she had done, put an end to hertife ;and Cleopatra died of grief. The sisters ofMeleager wept unceasingly after his death, until Artemis changed them into guinea-hens(fxzXeaypiSes), which were transferred to theisland of Leros. Even in this condition theymourned during a certain part of the year for he was bribed by Anytus and Lycon to takepart in the affair. Soon after the death ofSocrates, the Athenians repented of their in-justice, and Meletus was stoned to death. (Plat.Apol. pp. 25, 26 ; Athen. p. 551;

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