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G. Kaibel: Athenaei Naucratitae Dipnosophistarum libri 15

Book 11


ΒΑΥΚΑΛΙΣ. ἐν Ἀλεξανδρείᾳ καὶ αὕτη, ὡς Σώπατρος παρῳδός· βαυκαλὶς τετράκυκλος. καὶ πάλιν νᾶμα μελισσῶν ἡδὺ μὲν ὄρθρου καταβαυκαλίσαι τοῖς ὑπὸ πολλῆς κραιπαλοβόσκου δίψης κατόχοις. κατασκευάζουσι δέ, φησίν, οἱ ἐν Ἀλεξανδρείᾳ τὴν ὕαλον μεταρρυθμίζοντες πολλαῖς καὶ ποικίλαις ἰδέαις ποτηρίων, παντὸς τοῦ πανταχόθεν κατακομιζομένου κεράμου τὴν ἰδέαν μιμούμενοι. Λύσιππον τὸν ἀνδριαντοποιόν φασι Κασάνδρῳ χαριζόμενον, ὅτε συνῴκισε τὴν Κασάνδρειαν, φιλοδοξοῦντι καὶ βουλομένῳ ἴδιόν τινα εὑρέσθαι κέραμον διὰ τὸ πολὺν ἐξάγεσθαι τὸν Μενδαῖον οἶνον ἐκ τῆς πόλεως, φιλοτιμηθῆναι καὶ πολλὰ καὶ παντοδαπὰ γένη παραθέμενον κεραμίων ἐξ ἑκάστου ἀποπλασάμενον ἴδιον ποιῆσαι πλάσμα.

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The CTS URN retriever is a tool for retrieving and citing paragraphs, passages, and words in the text of the Deipnosophists by typing the corresponding CTS URN. The Digital Athenaeus is providing the text of the Teubner edition of the Deipnosophists by Georg Kaibel (1887-1890), which is cataloged as perseus-grc2 in the Perseus Catalog.

The syntax of the URNs follows the specification of the CITE Architecture.

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Correspondences between Casaubon and Kaibel references are available through the Casaubon-Kaibel Reference Converter.

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Using CTS URNs, it is possible to export citations of the Deipnosophists down to the word level. By selecting a portion of text holding down the ALT-key, users get a pop-up window with the CTS URN that identifies the selected chunk of text.

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