It is safe to assume that Callimachus (and later Aristophanes) did not act alone in completing this enormous task, and while we know little about the administrative structure of the Library's administration, it is not unreasonable to think that Callimachus was aided by a variety of "assistant" and "associate" librarians serving as "subject specialists." These subordinate librarians have equal claim to being true scholars as the Head Librarians did (e.g., Lycophron and Alexander of Aetolia
The one that took travellers to western Greece and the region of Mesologgi involved crossing from Patra to Aetolia
, to Ioannina, then onto Athens.
322-323; Demetrios's marriage, according to them, "was clearly bound to lead to a breach with Aetolia
The striking difference in this case is that Pausanias three times refers to Aetolia
or Aetolians: for Xenophon these are Achaeans.
Greek poet of Pleuron, in Aetolia
. He was appointed by Ptolemy II Philadelphus, Macedonian king of Egypt, to arrange and catalog the tragedies in the library at Alexandria.
Certainly the late 190s seem an appropriate time for Plautus' production of a play that addresses Aetolia
and Carthage in often surprisingly agreeable language.
The name Niceas is not uncommon in the Peloponnese and, across the Corinthian Gulf, in Aetolia
and West Locris: cf.
Among his lost works are Aetolica, a prose history of Aetolia
; Heteroeumena, a mythological epic used by Ovid in the Metamorphoses; and Georgica and Melissourgica, of which considerable fragments are preserved.
In alliance with the neighbouring Acarnanians they ravaged the island; but the city held out, and Demosthenes, |persuaded' by Messenians from Naupactus to undertake the more ambitious project of subduing Aetolia
(3.94.3),(5) refused to join in a blockade.
Popilius Laenas; commissioner for founding a Latin colony (180), and later excused from duties as praetor of Sardinia (176); as ambassador to Aetolia
(central Greece) (174-173) he was unable to reconcile the quarreling factions; elected consul and appointed proconsul for Liguria, he defeated the Statelliates and then mistreated them afterward, creating a scandalous precedent for arrogant behavior; when the Senate attempted to reverse his actions, he defied Senatorial authority until compelled to return to Rome for trial; censured by the Senate, he contrived to escape prosecution (173-172); served as military tribune under the consul Q.