Ammonius [2] Alexandrinus
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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 Fausto Montana and first published on 28/08/2006.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Ammonius [2] Alexandrinus | Ἀμμώνιος

Identity:

Perseus | BNP | BNJ

Place of Origin:

Alexandria

Date:

2nd c. BCE

Biography:

Ammonius, the son of Ammonius, was a student of Aristarchus1 and his successor as head of his school (Didymean scholion to Il. 10, 397-399a: ... Ἀμμωνίῳ τῷ διαδεξαμένῳ τὴν σχολήν).  He engaged in Homeric2 exegesis just as his…

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Montana, Fausto, “Ammonius [2] Alexandrinus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 19 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Ammonius_2_Alexandrinus>



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