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Agallis
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Entry Version:

This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Lara Pagani and first published on 31/03/2006.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Agallis | Ἀγαλλίς

Identity:

Place of Origin:

Corcyra

Date:

3rd c. BCE

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Biography:

Agallis’ gender and the form of her name are known for certain from Athenaeus1 (1, 14d: Ἀγαλλὶς ἡ Κερκυραία), who allows us to recognize the Ἀναγαλλίς of the Suda2 (which is completely dependent on Athenaeus) as a corrupt reading and the Ἀγαλλίας ὁ Κερκυραῖος

Cite this page
Pagani, Lara, “Agallis”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_Agallis>
First published online: 2015



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