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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Valeria Novembri and first published on 03/05/2016.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Archigenes | Ἀρχιγένης

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Even the name of Archigenes is uncertain: it appears only in the Homeric lexicon1 of Apollonius2 (123, 14 Bekker), but the 17th c. editors proposed to correct it: 1) to Ἀντιγένης (D'Ansse de Villoison 1773, 1, pp. XX-XXI, 2, pp. 614 and 615) though without taking a positi…

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Novembri, Valeria, “Archigenes”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 20 August 2018 <>

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