Demetrius [7]
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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 Paola Ascheri and first published on 05/06/2009.

Here is the Italian version of this entry.



Demetrius [7] | Δημήτριος

Place of Origin:



ante 3rd c. CE


Demetrius was the author of a treatise entitled Περὶ λόγου συναφῆς, and he is cited exclusively in the late and probably spurious part of Porphyry’s 1 commentary2 on Ptolemy’s 3 Harmonica4, among those who treated the concepts of διάστημα and λόγος as not completely separa…

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Ascheri, Paola, “Demetrius [7]”, in: Lexicon of Greek Grammarians of Antiquity. Consulted online on 14 August 2018 <>

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