I.a distinguisled critic of Alexandria, who animadverted with special severity upon the poetry of Homer, and contended that many of his verses were spurious, Cic. Fam. 3, 11; Ov. P. 3, 9, 24.—Appel. for any critic, Cic. Pis. 30: “orationes meae, quarum tu Aristarchus es,” id. Att. 1, 14.—Hence, Aristar-chēi , ōrum, m., the disciples, followers of Aristarchus, i. e. severe critics, Varr. L. L. 8, § 63 Müll.
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Ăristarchus , i, m., = Ἀρίσταρχος,