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Antimachus (fl. c. 400 B.C.)

Antimachus (an-tim’a-kus). A Greek epic and elegiac poet; flourished about 400 B.C. He was called “The Colophonian,” from Colophon, his native place. His chief works were the epic ‘Thebaïs,’ and an elegy on his dead love Lyde. The Alexandrine critics greatly admired him, esteeming him next to Homer.