Antenor (writer)

Antenor (Ancient Greek: Ἀντήνωρ) was a Greek writer of uncertain date, wrote a work upon the history of Crete, which on account of its excellence was called Delta (Δέλτα), inasmuch as, says Ptolemy Hephaestion,[1] the Cretans called that which is good Delton (Δέλτον).[2][3]


  1. ^ Ptolemy Hephaestion, ap. Phot. Cod. 190, p. 151, b. Bekk.
  2. ^ Claudius Aelianus, H. N. xvii. 35
  3. ^ Plutarch, On the Malice of Herodotus c. 32.

  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William (1870). "Antenor". In Smith, William (ed.). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology. Vol. 1. p. 183.