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  • Lukas Richter

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(b Cyrene [now Shaḥḥāt, Libya], c276 bc; d Alexandria, c196 bc). Greek scholar. He was educated at Alexandria by the poet Callimachus and the grammarian Lysanias, and at Athens encountered the philosophers Arcesilaus and Ariston of Chios. In about 246 bce...

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Journal of Music Theory