Agapius
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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 Antonella Ippolito and first published on 31/03/2006.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Agapius | Ἀγάπιος

Identity:

Wikipedia

Place of Origin:

Alexandria

Date:

4th-5th c. CE

Biography:

Our information about Agapius comes ultimately from Damascius1, whom both Photius2 and the Suda3 draw upon. A native of Alexandria, Agapius was well known for his wide learning and for the deep respect that, according to …

Cite this page
Ippolito, Antonella, “Agapius”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 24 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Agapius>



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