Callimachus

biographical name (1)
Cal·lim·a·chus | \kə-ˈli-mə-kəs \

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5th century b.c. Greek sculptor

Callimachus

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Definition of Callimachus (Entry 2 of 2)

circa 305–circa 240 b.c. Greek scholar and Alexandrian librarian

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