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*Mene/stratos), artists.

1. A worthless painter, ridiculed in an epigram by Lucillius, who says that his Phaethon was only fit for the fire, and his Deucalion for the water. (Brunck, Anal. vol. ii. p. 337. No. 93; Anth. Pal. 11.213; comp. Martial, 5.53.) Nothing more is known of him, except what the epigram itself shows; namely, that he was a contemporary of Lucillius, and lived, therefore, in the time of Nero.

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