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*Se/lenkos), literary.

1. A poet, the son of the historian Mnesiptolemus, who flourished under Antiochus the Great. A paederastic scolion of his is preserved by Athenaeus (who calls him τὸν τῶν ἱλαρῶν ἂσμάτων ποἱητην), and also in the Greek Anthology. (Athen. 15.697d. ; Brunck, Anal. vol. ii. p. 291; Jacobs, Anth. Graec. vol. iii. p. 5, vol. xiii. p. 951.)

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