Curtius Nicias
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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 Giuseppe Ucciardello and first published on 15/05/2006.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.

Grammarian:

Name:

Curtius Nicias | Κούρτιος Νικίας

Identity:

BNP

Place of Origin:

Cos

Date:

1st c. BCE

Biography:

Curtius Nicias was a grammarian and tyrant of Cos in the Late Republican period. He was in Rome beginning in 62 BCE and became a Roman citizen thanks to Pompey1 and C. Memmius2. His complete name is preserved only by Suetonius3 (gramm. 14), who relate…

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Ucciardello, Giuseppe, “Curtius Nicias”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 24 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9278_lgga_urn:cite:cidocCRM.E21:lgga.Curtius_Nicias>



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