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" ... the reason that induced Theocritus to leave Syracuse for the more friendly climate of Alexandria, where Ptolemy Philadelphus then reigned in unrivalled splendour, the great encourager of arts and sciences, and the patron of learned men. In his voyage... "
Sixteen select idyls of Theocritus, with Engl. notes by D.B. Hickie - Page vii
by Theocritus (of Syracuse.) - 1839
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Rowe's Lucan ; Grainger's Tibullus ; Fawkes's Theocritus ; Apollonuis ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...reigned in unrivalled splendour, the great encourager of arts and ttwnrej, and the patron of learned men. In his voyage to Egypt he touched at Cos, an island in the not far from Rhodes, where he was honourably entertained by Phrasidamus and Anti, who invited him into...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 20

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...and the patron of learned men. In his voyage to Egypt he touched at Cos, an island in the Archipelngo not far from Rhodes, where he was honourably entertained by Phrasidamus and Antifenes, who invited Jlim into the country to celebrate the fptival of Ceres, as appears by the seventh...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 29

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1816
...in unrivalled splendour, the great encourager of arts and sciences, and the patron of learned men. In his voyage to Egypt he touched at Cos, an island...honourably entertained by Phrasidamus and Antigenes, who inviied him into the country to celebrate the festival of Ceres, as appears by the seventh Idyllium....
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Biography - 1816
...in unrivalled splendour, the great encourager of arts and sciences, and the patron of learned men. In his voyage to Egypt he touched at Cos, an island...into the country to celebrate the festival of Ceres, as appears by the seventh Idyllium. There is every reason to imagine that he met with a more favourable...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 29

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1816
...in unrivalled splendour, the great encourager of arts and sciences, and the patron of learned men. In his voyage to Egypt he touched at Cos, an island...into the country to celebrate the festival of Ceres, as appears by the seventh Idyllium. There is every reason to imagine that he met with a more favourable...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Biography - 1816
...splendour, the great encourager of arts and sciences, and the patron of learned men. In his vtoyage to Egypt he touched at Cos, an island in the Archipelago...into the country to celebrate the festival of Ceres, as appears by the seventh Idyllium. There is every reason to imagine that ne met with a more favourable...
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