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Menecʹrates (4 syl.)

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A physician of Syracuse, of such unbounded vanity that he called himself Jupitèr. Philip of Macedon invited him to a banquet, but served him with incense only.

“Such was Menecrates of little worth,

Who Jove, the saviour, to be called presumed,

To whom of incense Philip made a feast.”


Lord Brooke: Inquisition upon Fame, etc.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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