Athenodorus
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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 21/06/2004.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Athenodorus | Ἀθηνόδωρος

Identity:

Perseus | Wikipedia | BNP | BNJ

Place of Origin:

Tarsus

Date:

1st c. BCE.

Biography:

Athenodorus was a Stoic1 philosopher of the first rank (Plut. CMi. 10, 1). Nicknamed Cordylion, “the Hunchback”, he lived in the 1st c. BCE and worked as the head of the library of Pergamum, until, following a visit by M. Porcius Cato2

Cite this page
Montana, Fausto, “Athenodorus”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 30 April 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Athenodorus>



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