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Featured Biography: Athenaeus


Athenaeus was a classical Greek author who lived in Naucratis, Egypt, [1] around 200 AD. [2] Thus, he's also referred to as Athenaeus of Naucratis. Though we don't know much about his life, Athenaeus left behind his books. We know at least one book was lost, a history book called On the Kings of Syria. Athenaeus however, is best known in the food world for his book the Deipnosophistae (or π in Greek), and was probably written after 228 AD...
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