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This is the English version of this article translated by Patrick Hogan. The original Italian version was written by Fausto Montana and first published on 08/10/2002.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Albinus | Ἀλβῖνος


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2nd c. CE


Albinus was a student of Gaius1, a representative of Middle Platonism2, and an active teacher: Galen3 was one of his students when he moved from Pergamum to Smyrna in 151-152 CE to pursue his medical studies (Gal. Libr. 2: 19, 16 Kuhn).  What we know of Albinus’…

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Montana, Fausto, “Albinus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 15 August 2018 <>

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