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G. Kaibel: Athenaei Naucratitae Dipnosophistarum libri 15

Book 8


Τίμαιος δʼ Ταυρομενίτης καὶ Ἀριστοτέλη τὸν φιλόσοφον ὀψοφάγον φησὶ γεγονέναι. καὶ Μάτων δʼ σοφιστὴς ὀψοφάγος ἦν· δηλοῖ δὲ τοῦτο Ἀντιφάνης ἐν Κιθαρῳδῷ, οὗ ἀρχή οὐ ψεῦδος οὐδέν φησιν· ὀφθαλμὸν ὤρυττέν τις ὥσπερ ἰχθύος Μάτων προσελθών. Ἀναξίλας δʼ ἐν Μονοτρόπῳ· τοῦ κεστρέως κατεδήδοκεν τὸ κρανίον ἀναρπάσας Μάτων· ἐγὼ δʼ ἀπόλλυμαι. ὑπερβολὴ γαστριμαργίας τὸ καὶ ἁρπάζειν ἐσθίοντα καὶ ταῦτα κρανίον κεστρέως, εἰ μὴ ἄρα οἱ περὶ ταῦτα δεινοὶ ἴσασιν ἐνόν τι χρήσιμον ἐν κεστρέως κρανίῳ, ὅπερ ἐστὶ τῆς Ἀρχεστράτου λιχνείας ἐμφανίσαι ἡμῖν.

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