ARISTENET (Aristainetos)( Greek writer, epistolograf)
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Biography ARISTENET (Aristainetos)
Aristenet, Aristainetos, V in. AD, Greek writer, epistolograf. Author of 50 love letters (2 kn.), Representing a literary imitation, which clearly shows the influence of the new comedy and the poetry of the Alexandrian. Inserted in them sometimes whole sentences from Plato, Lucian, Philostratus, Alkifrona and novelists. Owes a. is that it has preserved for us many love stories of the missing Greek poets, among them several retellings elegies Kallimaha.