Agatharchides
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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 Mario Regali and first published on 08/09/2008.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Agatharchides | Ἀγαθαρχίδης

Identity:

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Place of Origin:

Cnidus

Date:

2nd c. BCE

Biography:

A web of information allows us to place the life of Agatharchides between 200 BCE (or a few years earlier) and the last decades of the 2nd c. BCE.  In codex 213 of the Bibliotheca1 (p. 171a 6-171b 12), Photius2 states that Agatharchid…

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Regali, Mario, “Agatharchides”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 26 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Agatharchides>



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