Chamaeleon
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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 Michele Corradi and first published on 05/10/2007 – 09/01/2012.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Chamaeleon | Χαμαιλέων

Identity:

Wikipedia | BNP

Place of Origin:

Heraclea

Date:

4th/3rd c. BCE

Biography:

Chamaeleon was a native of Heraclea in Pontus and, according to Tatian1 (Or. 31), a student of the Peripatus2.  We should identify him as the Chamaeleon who, as Photius3 reports in an extract from the historian Memnon of Heraclea4…

Cite this page
Corradi, Michele, “Chamaeleon”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 29 March 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Chamaeleon>



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