). A Greek lyric poet of Crete, who lived about
A.D. 130, and was a freedman of Hadrian. Three small poems of his have come down to us
, xiv. 63; xvi. 323). They are not unattractive, and the one
on Nemesis is of peculiar interest, as its musical composition is indicated according to the
ancient notation. See Brunck's Analecta
, iii. 292; Bellermann, Hymnen
des Dionysius und Mesomedes
, pp. 13, 26.