Philostratus [1]
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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Serena Perrone and first published on 19/05/2011.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.


A Philostratus who was the author of a work on Sophocles1 plagiarism2 is cited in Porphyry’s3 φιλόλογος ἀκρόασις, ap. Eus. PE. 10, 3, 13, and in a commentary on an unknown tragedy restored from a Roman-era papyrus (PSI 1287 = TrGF adesp. fr.…

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Perrone, Serena, “Philostratus [1]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 21 October 2018 <>
First published online: 2015

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