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Menecrates

Menecrates is the name of:

  • Menecrates of Elaea, Greek geographer during the 4th century BC
  • Menecrates of Ephesus, ancient Greek poet
  • Menecrates of Syracuse, physician to Philip of Macedon
  • Menecrates of Tralles, Greek physician during the 1st century BC
  • Menecrates of Xanthus, ancient Greek historian
  • Menecrates (sculptor), ancient Greek sculptor
  • A pirate in William Shakespeare's play Antony and Cleopatra

Menecrates (sculptor)

Menecrates (; ) was an ancient Greek sculptor who flourished during the 2nd century BC. Little is known about him except that, according to Pliny the Elder, he was the teacher of Apollonius of Tralles and Tauriscus, the sculptors (also according to Pliny) of the Farnese Bull.