Kallikrates was the commander of the Ptolemaic fleet during the Chremonidean War. For new evidence of his influence in the Greek world at that time, see P.Bing, "Posidippus and the admiral: Kallikrates of Samos in the Milan Epigrams" ( PDF ).
The islanders dedicated this statue of the admiral Kallikrates of Samos, the son of Boïskos.
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